Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
About Deviant Artist Core Member PennUnited Kingdom Recent Activity
Deviant for 12 Years
3 Month Core Membership
Statistics 161 Deviations 9,834 Comments 73,187 Pageviews

Random Favourites

.smell me. by introvertevent .smell me. :iconintrovertevent:introvertevent 267 26 Love is everything. . . by davejsy Love is everything. . . :icondavejsy:davejsy 152 39 Live On The Edge by crymz Live On The Edge :iconcrymz:crymz 719 79 Fear by hexdeflective Fear :iconhexdeflective:hexdeflective 550 54 i'm heading for a breakdown by sweet-reality-xo i'm heading for a breakdown :iconsweet-reality-xo:sweet-reality-xo 313 48 STAY OUT by cookiemonstah STAY OUT :iconcookiemonstah:cookiemonstah 191 24 Furry paws by Biljana1313 Furry paws :iconbiljana1313:Biljana1313 88 15 We are everywhere by KuroStarSunny We are everywhere :iconkurostarsunny:KuroStarSunny 195 123 Red swirls Embossed by Wardotekill Red swirls Embossed :iconwardotekill:Wardotekill 2 0 Ice mask ATC by Lagaz Ice mask ATC :iconlagaz:Lagaz 15 6
Choosing Colors - A Basic Introduction
Photography, just like every other medium, heavily relies on colors. Colors can define a picture's mood, setting and overall appeal.
In this article I would like to show how colors can be used to intensify a subject and/or create that certain 'oomph' people long for when creating art.
It is important to understand that each color may connote a certain emotion. That, of course, depends on culture as well as people's own experiences.
In Western culture, white suggest weddings and purity, while in China it is the color of mourning. In the West, green is a symbol of fertility and sexuality, while for Muslims it is sacred. In Japan, green is the symbol of the emperor.
In most cultures, red is a symbol of danger, because it represents fire or potentially poisonous food. However, in China, red is also a sign of good luck. And we all know that it also represents love and lust.
Different combinations of colors can have a psychological effect on people. Some color schemes seem harmonious, while
:iconjules1983:Jules1983 203 52
With My Flying Bird by negm933 With My Flying Bird :iconnegm933:negm933 39 10 Heart drop by mrs-cocconut Heart drop :iconmrs-cocconut:mrs-cocconut 5 7 Ive Found Love In My Cup Today by LietingaDiena Ive Found Love In My Cup Today :iconlietingadiena:LietingaDiena 167 49


:iconsuperfuntimeprobe: :iconkalyre: :icondt888: :iconniennafoxheart: :iconperiwinklepaisley:




Hey folks :) 

How are you? Are you caught up in that strangely Sunday-afternoon-y-feeling limbo between the holidays where everything isn't quite back to normal? A bit deflated?

Looking for something to look forward to? 

............then I may just have the solution for you!

On January 1st 2017 I launch the very first TWELVTY
welcome to twelvty by penngregory

each month in 2017 I'll take you on an adventure through a new color. Cycling through the color wheel a month at a time.

Find out more RIGHT HERE and hop aboard!

Untitled by penngregory
  • Listening to: the surge of ideas
  • Reading: between the lines
  • Watching: out
  • Playing: always playing
  • Drinking: it all in


Add a Comment:
penngregory Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2016
:) (Smile) Heart 
penngregory Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2016
Clap Heart 
cloistering Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Professional General Artist
:fusionrock::fusionrock: :heart: Thank you for the :+fav: on Warped Impressions
Warped Impressions by cloistering
Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
penngregory Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016
penngregory Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016
JohnPatience Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2016
Thanks for the fave  :)
LoveHeartMusicFriend Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2016
* * * thank you * * * 
maximus666 Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav
Ton-K300 Featured By Owner May 22, 2016
Thanks for the :+fav: on Sambaset :)
Add a Comment: