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Red Painting, the color of love, Melbourne painter

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Red Painting, the color of love, Melbourne painter

Red Painting, Most visually dominant colour


Before selecting the colour paint, learn more about the red colour.

  • Red

Associated with: fire, blood, and sex

Positive: passion, love, blood, energy, enthusiasm, excitement, heat, power

Negative: aggression, anger, battle, revolution, cruelty, immorality


Cultural links:

Ivory Coast, Africa: dark red indicates death.

France: Masculinity

Most of Asia: Marriage, prosperity, happiness

India: Soldier’s symbol

South Africa: Colour of mourning


In addition:

Most visually dominant colour

Suggests speed, action

Stimulate heart rate, breathing, and appetite

People appear heavier in red clothes

Red cars are stolen most often


Source: Color Design Workbook, A real-world guide to using color in graphic design, by Terry Lee Stone with Sean Adams and Noreen Morioka


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