New Product: iPhone 4 case “Kihei”

December 27, 2010

Kihei iPhone 4 case: Halation Horizon by gabemott

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Eye movement

December 22, 2010
David Friedrich monk eye tracking

Have a look at this painting (click the image to enlarge), German romantic painter David Friedrich’s, “Monk by the Sea from 1809”. A classic work of art known to represent the modern condition of alienation. Now have a look at it again, and be aware of where your eyes are drawn. Do you look at the […]

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Are Black and White Colors?

December 7, 2010
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It’s been two years, Mahalo

September 29, 2010
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In August of 2008, I took the ideas that Dick Nelson had been putting in my head, animated them and put them on the web. In a couple of days it received 8000 hits. Since that time about two years ago, we’ve received almost 200,000 visits. I’m grateful to you for the visitation because it […]

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How to Play SameSameOrDifferent.com

September 27, 2010
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An explanation of why the eyes seem to see a color dependent on what is around it will follow, for now, a fun way to interact with SameSameOrDifferent.com.

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Survey #1 (weeklong immersion)

September 21, 2010

Tomorrow, I start a weeklong process to FENG-SHUI my websites! What do you want to see more of: Definitions of color terms like halation Tutorials on how to use color software Academic analysis and history Ten minute lectures Quick snippets from the field Help me serve you better! Thanks for the feedback.

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Luminary speaks on Eye Fatigue

August 16, 2010
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Dick Nelson studied with Josef Albers at Yale years ago. This clip is a short sample of Dick Nelson’s workshop at ARTstorm, the day of arts celebration at the Hui sponsored by sourcemaui.com. In this clip, Nelson, discusses the impact of eye fatigue on painting techniques.

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The Color Wheel you learned in Kindergarten was wrong: Cyan, Magenta and Yellow: Primary Additive Colors (True Color Wheel)

August 16, 2010
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Think back to the first color wheel you made… for that matter, recall the most recent color wheel you made. In all likelyhood, you used yellow, fire engine red and a cobalt blue. Thinking it an incompetence of mine at the time, I remember the blue and red mixing to make mud. OK, perhaps it […]

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Franklin: Come to your Senses!

August 16, 2010

I was asked by Dick Nelson to summarize my experience of his most recent class. At the same time, Franklin asked me to Come to my Senses! Following other presentations on the senses, I shared revelations on the interaction of color that I learned in Nelson’s class and explained some of them using biological insights […]

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Bauhaus Archive in Berlin

August 12, 2010
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The Bauhaus existed as in institution from 1919 to 1933. Josef Albers, the teacher with the longest tenure taught both the preliminary course which all students attending were required to take as well as his legendary color course. He inherited the preliminary course from Johannes Itten. Itten left in 1923 due apparently to differences in […]

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Tutorial for Cudra: Adobe Illustrator, making arrays

July 20, 2010
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I tried to come by Cudra’s studio to show her how to make blends using Adobe Illustrator but didn’t have time. I thought others might benefit from this tutorial as well. Creating an Array is the start to creating artwork that leverages the beauty of halation. Arrays are simply blends of colors created in equal […]

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A Night in Kula with Jacob Liberman

March 26, 2010
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More often than not, after sharing A Color Box with someone (the concept or the actual box) folks begin telling me about the psychological or therapeutic value of color. That’s fine with me. Focusing on the aesthetic of color relationships is enough for me for now. Those who want to expand the impact of A […]

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Buy Now: Color Matrix Screensaver

March 23, 2010
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This is your chance to have the one of kind screensaver that unleashes the timeless secrets of color relationship!

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