'Break Me Down And Build Me Up' mixed media on paper, 100x70cm, 2018
Some facts about 🔴
Red is the first fundamental color, the sensation of red being produced by the longest and slowest of the visible light-rays. This color always typifies the active use of power. As the first ray of manifested being, it is called the Life-ray, or the life-giving principle of creation, and is of a positive and magnetic vibration, projecting life, strength and vitality. The face is, this color vitalizes all living matter, giving energy, strength, courage and activity. Its influence is hot and dry, and tends to incite to action, a principle used in the traditional “waving a red flag before a bull.”The red cosmic ray is found at the thermal, or heat end of the spectrum. Thus its nature is warming and stimulating. In using healing colors, red stimulates both the adrenals and arterial blood, and exercises much influence on the health and vitality of the body. Red rays cause reaction to occur, resulting in the release of adrenaline into the bloodstream.Red light increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood, and improves circulation by raising body temperature. It is a natural antidote to blue-cold conditions which it counteracts.
So, I think we need some red color, while the weather is cooling off 😬😄