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nolan

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on: September 24, 2013, 10:03:23 PM
HERE is a nice test that helps you determine how well you see colour.

If you do this test once a month while constantly working on your colour mixing skills, your score will improve as your eyes become more trained to see smaller differences. Your paintings will also improve as a result  O0


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Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 10:40:02 PM
Nolan,

That was a fabulous test.  Thanks for sharing.  I got a 91.

Took me a few seconds to work out a strategy.  I put all the like colors together, then compared each one to the one next to it, then moved it whichever way was needed, or just kept it in the right place.

I bookmarked it to do every few weeks.

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Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 10:43:03 PM
I got a 53, some of the tiles were so close it took a couple of attempts before I got them to my satisfaction.
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Reply #3 on: September 24, 2013, 10:48:10 PM
Great test. I got 23. Thanks Nolan, Doina
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Reply #4 on: September 24, 2013, 11:01:34 PM
Wow this was quite a test.  I scored 8.  Thanks Nolan !!    :)


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Reply #5 on: September 24, 2013, 11:17:50 PM
12 for me. That was fun!  :thankyou:


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Reply #6 on: September 24, 2013, 11:32:55 PM
OK, did it again.  This time there were 4 rows.  Did you all have two rows the first time?

Anyway, this time I got a 14, and I'm sure I did it as well as I did it last time.

At least this time I read the scoring info and found out that a lower number is better.

I don't dare try again because there'll probably be 6 rows the next time.

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Reply #7 on: September 24, 2013, 11:38:02 PM
I got a 38. I really had to work at it. The color differences were so subtle. will try again next week.
Peggy


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Reply #8 on: September 25, 2013, 12:56:15 AM
 :D    :eek: :o :heeha:   My eyes are doing funny things!  :tongue:    :2funny:

I found the more I looked at the colour bar ... the more confused my eyes(?) became. So I would close my eyes for just a few seconds and look quickly, then move the square that hit me first as being the next in line. I repeated this for every square. I did all 4 lines.

My score was an 8! Surprised the living daylights out of me.  :heeha: I think I may have just figured out how to get my blending and shading right......I have to bat my eyes the whole time I'm painting!  :2funny:

Thanks Nolan  :-*


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Reply #9 on: September 25, 2013, 01:01:34 AM
That's what I did, Val. Looking away made misplaced colors pop out. What a challenge!  :o


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Reply #10 on: September 25, 2013, 02:14:07 AM
Wow, what a work out.  My score was 12.  Interesting that my errors were all in the same zone.


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Reply #11 on: September 26, 2013, 07:48:20 PM
Can't believe it - I got a 4! (There were 4 rows, Mea). Great exercise!
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Reply #12 on: September 27, 2013, 12:26:28 AM
I tried it again the next day and got a 7! Going to try it again next week.


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Reply #13 on: September 27, 2013, 01:18:30 PM
 :) I tried it a second time and lowered my score to 26. Improvin'
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Reply #14 on: September 27, 2013, 02:42:03 PM
Wow. I'm discovered that I'm not that good with color. I was told by another art teacher that I had a great eye for color, but I didn't score well at all on this test. I'm going to blame the glare on my monitor just so I'll feel better.