Blue Color vs. Red Color

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Blue Color

Red Color

Colour attributed to Strong, Important, Peaceful & Intelligent Love, Passion, Heat, Joy & Power
Symbolism Indicates injury, also denotes sad or melancholy state and symbolizes honesty & trustworthiness Catches people’s attention, indicates danger or emergency and symbolizes heat & fire
Energy Cool color, gives a feeling of distance, will encourage feelings of communication and peace Color of blood, brings focus to the essence of life and living with emphasis on survival, color of passion & lust
Temperature attributes Coolest of colours Warmest of colours
RGB Cordinates R:0, G:0 & B:255 R:255, G:0 & B:0
Importance in RGB Blue is considered to be one of the three primary additive colours in the RGB system Red is used as one of the additive primary colors in RGB color systems
Wavelength The wavelength range of about ~440-490 nm The wavelength range of about ~625-750 nm
Frequency NA ~480-405 THz
Chakra associated with Throat chakra Root chakra
Effects attributed with Calming & sedate, cooling and aids intuition Increases enthusiasm, stimulates energy, increases heartbeat & bloodpressure, encourages action & confidence
Day attributed with Wednesday Tuesday

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Blue is the overwhelming "favorite color." Blue is seen as trustworthy, dependable and committed. The color of ocean and sky, blue is perceived as a constant in our lives. As the collective color of the spirit, it invokes rest and can cause the body to produce chemicals that are calming. Indigo, a deeper blue symbolizes a mystical borderland of wisdom, self-mastery and spiritual realization. While blue is the color of communication with others, indigo turns the blue inward, to increase personal thought, profound insights, and instant understandings.

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Red has more personal associations than any other color. Recognized as a stimulant red is inherently exciting and the amount of red is directly related to the level of energy perceived. Red draws attention and a keen use of red as an accent can immediately focus attention on a particular element.

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Blue is the coolest color - the color of the sky, ocean, sleep, twilight. It symbolizes the Virgin Mary. A pure blue is the color of inspiration, sincerity & spirituality. It is often the chosen color by conservative people. It is the calming color that makes it a wonderful color to use in the home, especially for babies. Dark blue is the color of truth and moderation. A blue iris means your friendship is very important to me. Wednesday's color is blue. Blue gemstones to wear to feel calm are blue sapphire and blue topaz. The term blue may refer to any of a number of similar colours. The sensation of blue is evoked by light having a spectrum dominated by energy in the wavelength range of about 440–490 nm. Blue is considered to be one of the three primary additive colours in the RGB system; blue light has the shortest wavelength range of the three additive primary colours. The English language commonly uses "blue" to refer to any colour from navy blue to cyan.

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Red is the warmest of all colors. It is the color chosen by extroverts and one of the top picks of males. On the negative side red can mean temper or anger. In China, it is the color of prosperity and joy. Brides wear red and front doors are often painted red. It is Tuesday's color. Red roses symbolize passionate love. Ruby rings should be worn on the left hand. It is the color of Mars. This planet is known as the God of War. Red is any of a number of similar colors evoked by light consisting predominantly of the longest wavelengths of light discernible by the human eye, in the wavelength range of roughly 625–750 nm. Longer wavelengths than this are called infrared, or below red and cannot be seen by human eyes.In human color psychology, red is associated with energy and blood, and emotions that stir the blood, including anger, passion, and love. Red is used as one of the additive primary colors of light, complementary to cyan, in RGB color systems. Red is also one of the subtractive primary colors of RYB color space but not CMYK color space.

edit How do they affect us?

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edit Symbolism

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edit Blue Energy

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edit Chakra Associated with Blue

Blue is the color associated with the Throat Chakra. This chakra deals with communication of how we feel and what we think.

edit Chakra Associated with Red

Red is the color associated with the Root Chakra at the base of the spine. This chakra deals with life at the level of practicality. It is responsible for maintaining the body's heat and has a relationship with the circulatory system.

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December 14, 2011, 2:12am

Great comparison of 2 colors. Very insightful!

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