Friday, February 27, 2015

How We See Color - the case of the blue/white/gold/black dress

This is a great article on how we perceive color:
http://www.wired.com/2015/02/science-one-agrees-color-dress/


When I paint something white that has shadows, say a folds in a cloth, I often use a very pale blue.  When I first saw this image, I thought it was a white and gold.  I read the light blue as white in shadow.  What do you see?