As a colorist 1, I know how deeply colors affect nature…. and vice versa.

Color is light.

If color did not exist, would anything?

In our world much of color exists because nature knows the eyes are watching.

Eyes designed to discern and judge by color – inherently, deeply, superficially.

Flowers, birds, insects, people… learn.

And nature learns back.

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COLORIST (colourist)


an artist or designer who uses color in a special or skillful way


Here are some general perceptions on color as they relate to the human condition, taught at RISD2 in the 70s:  

2. Gracia Melansen was an art professor at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1978-1982.