The Colors of Emotion: How do colors make you feel?

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  1. Genna East profile image89
    Genna Eastposted 4 years ago

    The Colors of Emotion:  How do colors make you feel?

    Colors relate to our mind, body and our emotions, yet not everyone sees or feels colors quite the same way.   

    How would you match some of these colors to the emotions that follow?

    Trust; Love; Power; Wisdom; Optimism; Royalty; Deceit; Harmony; Happiness; Friendship; Aggression or War

    White; Black; Green; Blue; Yellow; Orange; Red; Purple; Pink; Orange; Gold

    For example, for trust, I would pick green.

  2. The Examiner-1 profile image71
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    Black - evil, deceit; orange - fire; Blue - happiness; Green - calm; Red - excitement, joy; Yellow - power; Silver - wisdom; White - trust, purity; Pink - optimism; Love - maroon; Navy - royalty; Jade - harmony; Lt. Blue - friendship; Dk. Gray - aggression or war.

    1. Venkatachari M profile image31
      Venkatachari Mposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      A good matching done. I appreciate you.

    2. Faith Reaper profile image85
      Faith Reaperposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Love your choices, Kevin.

    3. Genna East profile image89
      Genna Eastposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your interesting answers.  Calm for green is another is so often associated with nature. :-)

    4. The Examiner-1 profile image71
      The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I thank you all for your comments. :-)
      Genna East, I write about nature and I like to watch and admire nature.

  3. Faith Reaper profile image85
    Faith Reaperposted 4 years ago

    Interesting question, Genna!  Colors do weigh heavy on our emotions I believe.  I was going to say ... before reading your question in its entirety, that blue is calming and peaceful; green is serene; Bright yellow is happiness; red is aggressive or stimulating; black is somber ... Now, let's see, Wisdom is white; Yellow for Harmony; Purple for Royalty; Gray for War; Black for Deceit; Deep Red for Love; lighter yellow for Optimism; Royal Blue for Power; Fire red/orange for Aggression; Trust a warm gold glow; and, Warm yellow for friendship.

    1. Genna East profile image89
      Genna Eastposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Faith.  I like your answers.  I agree with many of them...especially royalty for purple and yellow for happiness.  Thank you!

  4. Billie Kelpin profile image86
    Billie Kelpinposted 4 years ago

    I love your image here.  In line with your question, I once did this:  I got an easel and water color tablet and left it open on my dresser. Everyday I added a dab of color on one page that matched how I was feeling.  For example, on the left corner was a dab of yellow.  The next day, depending on how I was feeling, I added another dab somewhere else on the page. I was hoping to end up with a beautiful abstract watercolor.  Of course, as is typlcal of me, my attention waned after about a week of doing this and I never finished that one page.  Your question, though, makes me want to go to Michael's and buy another water color book and do that all over again.  This time I'll get a LITTLE Easel and a LITTLE book smile  PS I think Faith's answer would be close to mine.  Maybe each color is a "shade" different in meaning for each of us.

    1. Genna East profile image89
      Genna Eastposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      What an interesting project, Willie.  And I agree that it is the shade of that color, for example, deep or light, that can make quite a bit of difference.  Thank you for answering.

  5. manatita44 profile image84
    manatita44posted 4 years ago

    Blue is my favourite. It is also my spiritual Teachers and Sri Krishna's. It is the colour of infinity, vastness ...

    Green is new life, growth, aspiration ...

    Is that red? dynamism then, I say.

    Always happy with bright colours, the Feng Shui style. We use white at our spiritual Centre. I'm sure you know that it is the colour of purity.

    Stay 'cool' Genna. You look great! Much colour in your face smile

  6. Charlotte Craig profile image59
    Charlotte Craigposted 2 years ago

    Colours affect me a lot, I put a lot of thought into choosing the colours for my home and even when I buy a bunch of flowers or clothing. Dull dark colours are depressing, bright vivid colours can uplift you and make you feel more positive.


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