07 May 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.
Associated with: fire, blood, and sex
Positive: passion, love, blood, energy, enthusiasm, excitement, heat, power
Negative: aggression, anger, battle, revolution, cruelty, immorality
Ivory Coast, Africa: dark red indicates death.
Most of Asia: Marriage, prosperity, happiness
India: Soldier’s symbol
South Africa: Colour of mourning
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