I could never read Goethe’s color wheel in art classes. I didn’t even know it was his; just some thing designed to confuse me I thought. Now I’m ‘getting it’. Here’s Yellow (arises from light against dark) and cyan (arising from dark against light) and it’s that level of color depth because the yellow and cyan balance and the yellow sun meets with the cyan sky, just as a reddish sun will meet with a more violet sky – or something like that. But then there’s green sitting at the bottom. That’s plants. Chlorophyll. Life. So here’s light on left, dark on right, and life in the middle. Mind blown? Yup.

I could never read Goethe’s color wheel in art classes. I didn’t even know it was his; just some thing designed to confuse me I thought.

Now I’m ‘getting it’.

Here’s Yellow (arises from light against dark) and cyan (arising from dark against light) and it’s that level of color depth because the yellow and cyan balance and the yellow sun meets with the cyan sky, just as a reddish sun will meet with a more violet sky – or something like that.

But then there’s green sitting at the bottom. That’s plants. Chlorophyll. Life.

So here’s light on left, dark on right, and life in the middle.

Mind blown? Yup.

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