Monday, October 06, 2008

Heads or Tails - Black or White

This week's theme/prompt is:

HEADS *OR* TAILS - Black *OR* White

 

If someone gives me the choice between black or white, I always choose black.  What's my favorite color?  Black.  Of course I like to add some white and red to my black, but still black is my favorite.  That got me to thinking.  Is black really a color?  I've heard that it's really the absence of color, and colors aren't really colors but just the way the light is reflected and the way our eyes perceive it.

So I searched "Is black a color?" - and I'm still not really sure if black is a color or not, because I found this very interesting page all about black, the meaning of black, and how to use black with other colors.  I guess it does say that black is 'the absence of color'.

If black isn't your color, and only 7% of people who answered their poll chose black as their favorite color, there are links for lots of other colors, too.

Heads or Tails is a fun weekly meme hosted by Skittles.  Do join in, you'll be glad you did.

 

*How many times can you find the word 'black' in this post? (counting this one, of course)

7 comments:

  1. Yep, all colours are just radiowaves. At least, according to the scientists. But to us mere mortals, they're colours.

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  2. It's true...it's true. I even wrote that black AND white are really not colors today also. To an artist, they're hues.

    Happy HoT day

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  3. 17 times if you count the one in the title.
    Black is the absence of light I remember from art so not truly a color, but who cares.
    My HoT Post

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  4. i like black too cause it goes with anything ans suits anyone. white to me always gets too dirty fast and remind me of weddings lol

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  5. I wonder how can a color be an absence of color? *Scratches head* ;)

    I have a few pairs of black pants but usually wear a top with more color

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  6. I always count black as a color - no matter what they say! :) Nice post!

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