Life in color

Color kaleidoscope

Category Archive: Red

Scarlet Sails festival

Scarlet Sails festival in Saint Petersburg is the most massive and famous public event during the White Nights Festival

Saint Petersburg. Scarlet Sails festival, the most massive and famous public event during the White Nights Festival

The northern capital of Russia, St. Petersburg annualy helds Scarlet Sails festival. Meanwhile, it is one of the biggest, most exciting, most beautiful and, at the same time, most technically sophisticated holidays in Russia. Unduobtedly, already traditional, this holiday for graduates is in the top of the largest and most interesting world events. However, the preparation for the next show lasts for many months, and the installation of all structures, light and pyrotechnics – more than 2 weeks.
More »

Red color power

Red color power

Sharon Stone. Red color power

Red color power
For many designers red is one of the most beloved. This rich, vivid color in the spectrum is the first, and this is why it is the most active. Red is preferred by active, energetic, excitable people. The color represents the energy, the will to victory, a breakthrough power, it always gets what it wants (way to achieve depends on the shade). It loves to be first, but not always successful because of its destructive qualities. Given the power to love, it has property to hate passionately, passionately believe, etc. Indeed, red forces are active, the color gives strength and inspires, represents victory and the ability to correctly strike. Besides, this color controls the sexual relationship, and can push for gender convergence, even when there isn’t a true desire. Passion is its positive aspect and a negative – a perversion.
More »

Scarlet Ibis

Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)

Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)

Red, or Scarlet Ibis (Latin Eudocimus ruber) is the only one among wading birds, which has such a magnificent bright red plumage. Its wonderful bright plumage red ibises do not acquire immediately: grayish-brown and white youth begins to acquire a reddish hue with the onset of the second molt, parallel learning the tricks of the flight. It is noteworthy that their bright red plumage has the same tone throughout the body, and occasionally ends colored in black or dark blue on the wings edges. Flocks of scarlet ibises soar over the vast expanses of South America, migrating between marshes, ocean coast and tropical forests. These birds are very hardy, excellently fly and easily travel long distances, despite the fact that most of life spend on the feet or in the water. In Egyptian mythology the ibis was associated with Thoth. The ancient Greeks believed it was the natural enemy of snakes.
More »

Beautiful Bordeaux color

Beautiful Bordeaux color - cherry

Life in color – Beautiful Bordeaux color – cherry

Beautiful Bordeaux color

Known also as burgundy, or maroon, the color is undoubtedly beautiful. However, those who love the burgundy color, perhaps had an unpleasant experience in life, that contributed to their development as individuals. Such people have to radiate nobility.
Traditionally, burgundy is a favorite color of those who were able to survive. Red sibling, burgundy says about a well-disciplined person. After experiencing some difficulties, the man did not stop, and developed and reached a certain maturity.
Bordeaux Color, or simply claret – one of the profound and solemn shades of red. Officially, it got its name in 1891 in honor of the dark red French wine from Bordeaux. Prior to this, in the Russian language this color was called “Chermny.” Of the primary colors (red, blue and yellow) burgundy can be obtained by mixing approximately three pieces of bright red, one piece of dark blue and a few drops of yellow. The result is a warm, harmonious and very rich burgundy color.
More »

Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore

Red color in Celtic folklore was most often associated with fairyland or the other-world. As a result, the color was considered unlucky, even when on clothing or scarves worn by humans: Women wearing red petticoats were avoided in the west of Ireland until recent times. Even more ominous was red hair or hide, whether on human or animals. Combined with white, red hair was a sure sign of fairy origin. Thus fairy cattle were believed to be white with red ears; a dog or cat born with the same coloring was believed to be of fairy blood or a changeling. Red-haired people were, by the same reasoning, believed to have fairy blood. There are many superstitions about such red-haired people and animals.
More »

Page 3 из 3123