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- Title: Colour: Part One: Colour-Experience (Erlebnis)
- into the third, blue.
- peach-blossom colour, or blue forms are pictured in the green. It is
- flesh-colour — and on the third green surface we paint blue figures.
- peach-blossom colour or blue figures are passing; in each of the three
- We pass on to the third; we look at the blue figures in the green
- meadow. That does not last long, for the blue figures deaden the green
- remain green. Let us try to realize the right imagination of blue
- figures walking over a green meadow; or blue beings generally, they
- might be blue spirits. The meadow ceases to be green, it takes on some
- of the blueness, it becomes itself bluish, it ceases to be green. If
- have the idea that there must be somewhere an abyss, and that the blue
- abyss. It becomes impossible; for a green meadow cannot remain if blue
- In the case of the blue figures, however, they run from us with the
- We now pass on to the third colour, blue, and say: We cannot in the
- first place find a being to which blue is peculiar as green is to the
- plant. Nor can we speak of blue as we have spoken of the
- flesh-colour to man. We cannot in this way start from blue in regard to
- colour. We cannot continue by way of blue, but it is possible to
- red, yellow, blue, etc. Light is everywhere where it is bright, but we
- Title: Colour: Part One: The Luminous and Pictorial Nature of Colours
- quiet white room — from one side yellow and from the other blue. We
- from both sides, one yellow and other blue and we get the green we
- yellow and blue from left to right. Now I take black and white; I
- undulating through each other; and just as I let in yellow and blue
- and blue. Now we shall be able to go a step further towards the nature
- inner nature. It wants to radiate. Let us take blue on the
- other hand. Imagine a surface covered equally with blue. One can
- equal blue surfaces, he summons, as it were, something
- paint an equal blue when he brings super-terrestrial things into the
- terrestrial sphere. In the human sphere he would not do it, for blue
- Blue by its inner nature demands the exact opposite of yellow. It
- palest in the middle. Then blue is in its element. By this it is
- center, and then paling off. Blue piles itself up at the edges and
- blue. Then it shows itself in its very own nature.
- of radiation; and if he thinks when painting blue: I draw myself in,
- I must also paint by giving the blue a kind of crust: then he lives in
- always radiate in some direction and the blue must always contract, as
- yet got. But we have not three colours together: blue, red and yellow.
- green; now red, blue and yellow are before us and we have tried to get
- colours we found yesterday as we now have made between yellow, blue and
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- Title: Colour: Part One: The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature
- called the luminous nature of colours which we meet in blue, yellow and
- red. And we saw that just these colours, blue, yellow and red, possess
- metamorphosis merges into other colours, as a plant has yellow, blue or
- to what we demanded of blue; possibly rather more so with red. You can
- quite tolerable. If I paint a blue table — just imagine a room full
- of furniture painted blue — if you have any artistic feeling, you
- lusters, with blue and yellow and red. So you must strip those colours
- the dignity or seriousness of red; I must share with blue its soft, I
- yellow, there blue — this attitude is enough to drive one mad. That
- Title: Colour: Part Two: Thought and Will as Light and Darkness
- of the future (blue.) On the other hand, there where we are directed
- have the darkness, where the green is darkened into blue. The part
- blue crosses over to the red. That is our own colour. So that, looking
- the red which one enlarges on the one side, and the blue which one
- peach-colour, and so sees the coloured world only from blue to red and
- from red to blue through green. Were you to have this aspect,
- Title: Colour: Part Two: The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight.
- can feel the message of the dawn's red, of the blue sky and of the
- Title: Colour: Part Three: The Creative World of Colour
- our souls the manner in which red, for example, or blue flows; if
- If a man in feeling the sensation of red or blue has no other reaction
- to it than in feeling — here is red, and here is blue, he can never
- the blue; that would lead still less to experiencing the element of
- clothes. Blue, on the contrary, has something in it which goes away
- coming nearer and the blue retreating; they move in opposite
- direct idea that the red and the blue balls are revolving, one towards
- opposition to the blue, results in giving to a figure composition life
- blue one and he has no desire to alter the movement in any way. He may
- blue in its movement drives something different before it.
- attacking and the blue retreating — which makes you feel that you
- must flee from the red and follow the blue with longing. And when you
- longing could be expressed in the blue colour. Man would have to
- from his own body. By day the blue half flows stronger than the red,
- Title: Colour: Part Three: Artistic and Moral Experience
- And if one did the same with a blue surface, one would go through the
- Title: Colour: Part Three: Colours as Revelations of the Psychic in the World
- colours are, if I take three nuances of them, red, yellow and blue.
- mattness of the blue has a calming effect on us, or that the gleam of
- white, the image or shadow-colours; and on the other hand blue, yellow,
- with the three colours, red, yellow and blue, we say again to
- soft luminosity of blue, which is thus the luster of the soul.
- One learns, for example, what each colour wishes to say to us. Blue is
- the luster of the psychic. When we paint a surface blue, we are
- using blue shaded off inwards to a softer blue even if it is only in
- picture, how it brings the object it represents near to us; while blue
- not become blue, but smaller, the foreground not red, but larger. This
- expression of the third dimension; when one feels blue as a retiring
- Title: Colour: Part Three: The Hierarchies and the Nature of the Rainbow
- Red makes one want to run away; it pushes one back. Violet-blue one
- enter into the blue-violet, they do it with an unconquerable courage.
- look at the blue-violet you have the feeling that there is the seat of
- the red-yellow and disappear in the blue-violet; here apprehension,
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