Simultaneous Contrast

Stripes

This website is called, Color Cube. It shows the example of simultaneous contrast where it has a variety of affects on our sights. When different backgrounds or patterns are framed by the identical colors, it appears to shift. The example follows this instructions, “The diagrams below feature two sets of identical green squares within a striping pattern. Do the colors on each side of the stripes appear different? In each case, the squares on the left side appear darker and the right side appears lighter. View the images from the side of your monitor to exaggerate this effect.”

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Van Gogh: Night Café in Arles
Van Gogh: Night Café in Arles

Next website is called, Color Vision & Art. This website explains many famous paintings that shows examples of simultaneous contrast. “Two colors, side by side, interact with one another and change our perception accordingly.” This quote also explains very well about our perception of our sights. As we read further down, it explains each art that is posted online. Different art has different type of contrasts that the artist shows the viewer, which it explains how, “Simultaneous contrast is most intense when the two colors are complementary colors.”

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