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Color Red

Red is the warmest of all colors. Red is the color most chosen by extroverts and one
of the top picks of males. On the negative side red can mean temper or anger. In
China, red is the color of prosperity and joy. Brides wear red and front doors are
often painted red. Red is Tuesday\u2019s color. Red roses symbolize passionate love. Ruby
rings should be worn on the left hand. Red is the color of Mars. This planet is known
as the God of War.It symbolizes energy, action, confidence, courage, and change.
The color red brings passion and strength to your relationships, your life and your
Light red represents joy, sexuality, passion, sensitivity, and love.
Dark red is associated with vigor, willpower, rage, anger, leadership, courage,
longing, malice, and wrath.
Reddish-brown is associated with harvest and fall.
*Color Pink
Pink is the color of universal love. Pink is a quiet color. Lovers of beauty favor pink. A
pink carnation means \u201cI will never forget you\u201d.
Pink is a combination of red and white. The quality of energy in pink is determined
by how much red is present. White is the potential for fullness, while red helps you
to achieve that potential. Pink combines these energies. Shades of deep pink, such
as magenta, are effective in neutralizing disorder and violence. Some prisons use
limited deep pink tones to diffuse aggressive behaviour.
Pink provides feelings of caring, tenderness, self-worth and love, acceptance.
calm feelings ,to neutralize disorder ,relaxation ,acceptance, contentment.

* Color Orange

Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated
with joy, sunshine, and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination,
happiness, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, and
To the human eye, orange is a very hot color, so it gives the sensation of heat.
Nevertheless, orange is not as aggressive as red. Orange increases oxygen supply
to the brain, produces an invigorating effect, and stimulates mental activity. It is
highly accepted among young people. As a citrus color, orange is associated with
healthy food and stimulates appetite. Orange is the color of fall and harvest. In
heraldry, orange is symbolic of strength and endurance.
Dark orange can mean deceit and distrust.
Red-orange corresponds to desire, sexual passion, pleasure, domination,
aggression, and thirst for action.
*Color Yellow
Yellow is the color of sunshine. It\u2019s associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and
The shade of yellow determines the meaning. Pure, bright and sunny yellow is the
easiest color to see. People who are blind to other colors can usually see yellow.
Yellow is full of creative and intellectual energy. Always use yellow note pads.
Yellow symbolizes wisdom. Yellow means joy and happiness. People of high intellect
favor yellow. Yellow daffodils are a symbol of unrequited love. Sunday\u2019s color is
clarity for decision-making ,relief from \u2018burnout\u2019, panic, nervousness, exhaustion
,sharper memory and concentration skills ,protection from lethargy and depression
during dull weather .
*Color Green
Green is the color of nature. It symbolizes growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility.
Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety. Dark green is also
commonly associated with money.
Green has great healing power. It is the most restful color for the human eye; it can

improve vision. Green suggests stability and endurance. Sometimes green denotes
lack of experience
Too much green and we become overly critical, demanding, possessive, manic -
depressive. Angry, jealous, blaming others, miserly and stingy, overconfident.
Jealous and \u201cGreen with Envy\u201d.
Too little green and we can become apathetic and fear rejection. We can become
placid, lethargic, lazy, and slow, allowing oneself to be walked on or taken
advantage of to the point of becoming moody and depressed.

* Color Blue

Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It
symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.
Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body. It slows human metabolism and
produces a calming effect. Blue is strongly associated with tranquility and calmness.
In heraldry, blue is used to symbolize piety and sincerity.
You can use blue to promote products and services related to cleanliness (water
purification filters, cleaning liquids), air and sky (airlines, airports, air conditioners),
water and sea (sea voyages, mineral water). As opposed to emotionally warm colors
like red, orange, and yellow; blue is linked to consciousness and intellect. Use blue
to suggest precision when promoting high-tech products.
Blue is a masculine color; according to studies, it is highly accepted among males.
Dark blue is associated with depth, expertise, and stability; it is a preferred color for
corporate America.
Avoid using blue when promoting food and cooking, because blue suppresses

* Color Gold

It is no surprise that gold symbolizes wealth used wisely, but it is also the symbol of
good health. People who favor the color gold are optimistic. The tibetan Buddhist
believes in 5 sacred stones: the crystal for light, turquoise for infinity of sea and sky,
coral for life and form, gold for the golden ray of the sun, silver for the light of the
moon. Gold is intimately linked with Divinity and those gods associated with the
Sun. It symbolizes wealth and success. increased personal power ,relaxation and
enjoyment of life ,good health ,success .
*Color Purple - Violet
Purple combines the stability of blue and the energy of red. Purple is associated with
royalty. It symbolizes power, nobility, luxury, and ambition. It conveys wealth and
extravagance. Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity,
mystery, and magic.
According to surveys, almost 75 percent of pre-adolescent children prefer purple to
all other colors. Purple is a very rare color in nature; some people consider it to be
Light purple is a good choice for a feminine design. You can use bright purple when
promoting children\u2019s products.
Light purple evokes romantic and nostalgic feelings.Dark purple evokes gloom and
sad feelings. It can cause frustration.
*Color White
White is associated with light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It is
considered to be the color of perfection.
White means safety, purity, and cleanliness. As opposed to black, white usually has
a positive connotation. White can represent a successful beginning. In heraldry,
white depicts faith and purity.
In advertising, white is associated with coolness and cleanliness because it\u2019s the
color of snow. You can use white to suggest simplicity in high-tech products. White is
an appropriate color for charitable organizations; angels are usually imagined
wearing white clothes.

*Color Brown
People who prefer brown are often conventional and orderly. The negative meaning
of brown can be a repressed personality or a lazy person. Brown is the color of the
earth and is associated with the material side of life. Brown can mix into many
surroundings. It is a mixture of red, blue and yellow and has many shades and tones
- each producing a different effect. Brown can be a stabilizing color. The red in
brown gives it practical energy while the yellow and blue add mental focus energies.
Too much brown can make a dull effect. Brown gives a feeling of solidity, and allows
one to stay in the background, unnoticed. a solid wholesome feeling ,to blend with
the background .a connection with natural earth and the stability this brings
,orderliness and convention .

* Color Black

Black is associated with power, elegance, formality, death, evil, and mystery.
Black is a mysterious color associated with fear and the unknown (black holes). It
usually has a negative connotation (blacklist, black humor, \u2018black death\u2019). Black
denotes strength and authority; it is considered to be a very formal, elegant, and
prestigious color (black tie, black Mercedes). In heraldry, black is the symbol of


Black gives the feeling of perspective and depth, but a black background diminishes
readability. A black suit or dress can make you look thinner. When designing for a
gallery of art or photography, you can use a black or gray background to make the
other colors stand out. Black contrasts well with bright colors. Combined with red or
orange \u2013 other very powerful colors \u2013 black gives a very aggressive color scheme.
{ cant write this in black coz u guys wont be able to see what is written here then
}*Color Gray

Gray is the color of sorrow. People who favor gray can be the lone wolf type or
narrow-minded. Gray with more silver in it can be a very active color.
Gray is the true neutral color. Its energy imparts void, emptiness, lack of movement,
emotion, warmth and identifying characteristics. Because of this, gray can be
restful. It has a detached and isolated feeling. Gray can have a cooling effect when
placed next to other more vibrant colors. It has a stabilizing effect, making vibrant
colors stand out while muting their vibration.
to emphasize your willingness to comply,a neutral, non-invasive feeling ,to reduce
the intense energy of another color ,to feel detached or isolated .


Black is the color of authority and power. It is popular in fashion because it makes people appear
thinner. It is also stylish and timeless. Black also implies submission. Priests wear black to
signify submission to God. Some fashion experts say a woman wearing black implies submission
to men. Black outfits can also be overpowering, or make the wearer seem aloof or evil. Villains,
such asDracul a, often wear black.


Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. White reflects light and is considered a
summer color. White is popular in decorating and in fashion because it is light, neutral, and goes
with everything. However, white shows dirt and is therefore more difficult to keep clean than
other colors. Doctors and nurses wear white to imply sterility.


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