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Reply #30 on: January 09, 2014, 01:56:38 PM
Hmmm, I scored a 3, which I'm pleased with;  I thought I did a lot worse with colors normally.  Could be the color mixing on the palette is improving my eye.

I think one's monitor has some play in this also

It does, as does one's monitor.


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Reply #31 on: June 11, 2014, 08:50:32 PM
 Score 0  :o   Quality of monitors have improved. 

I am bran new, not only at Paintbasket but at visual art.  I have been playing all around the site, which I found very easy to navigate (with the exception of the icons associated with names which were not intuitive at all to me).   I was drawn by this analytical test (I love numbers!).   Since this forum link appears to be forgotten... it is safe for me to try my hand at putting a post, before jumping in.   Annie
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Reply #32 on: June 12, 2014, 06:06:42 AM
That test does not seem to work on my apple tablet. Could have been fun.
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Reply #33 on: June 12, 2014, 06:51:37 AM
Annie,

Happy to have you join us at Paintbasket.

Look forward to seeing your work.

aloha

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Reply #34 on: June 12, 2014, 02:47:29 PM
 :wave: Hi Annie-Cathy, you scored a 0 ?!       :clap:

I'll have to do this one again and see if I've improved any. It was fun  :heeha:

Look forward to seeing your works, what medium do you prefer, any or ALL !!!!  ;D
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Reply #35 on: June 12, 2014, 07:06:53 PM
Got it to work but only on my computer not my tablet.  I scored a 12.
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Reply #36 on: June 13, 2014, 02:29:57 PM
Hi,
Well, good try for me trying to stay under the radar!  Recently, I have spent a lot of time around the website as a guess.  Many of your postings have lightened my days.  The right combination of being serious about art, and not taking life too seriously.

Maybe I should properly introduce myself in the appropriate Forum... but I am not an artist.  I always enjoyed looking at art, it enriches anyone's life.  Painting is one of the thing I want to learn... one day when I have time.   Well the time as come, and I had immerse myself reading some theory and I am fascinated.   So far, I have figured out which end of the brush I will use to paint   :yippee:   I am off to a good start!
Annie
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Reply #37 on: June 13, 2014, 02:44:41 PM
Hi Val,
Regarding the score.  I just approached the test as a series, as in number/mathematical series, it sounded all very logical to me.  I do not think it has any bearing on predicting who can be a good artist or not.  But it was fun to do.  I also suspect that since it was first posted, the quality of computer monitors have improved a lot and that would influence the score.   Also one would like to make sure the screen is on maximum brightness.

I am going to try this again, but this time I will modify the screen to show only a spectrum from white to black... that may be fun to test.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #38 on: June 13, 2014, 04:43:03 PM
I tried it again just to see if it was better than previous. The first time was an 8 second was a 7, both tries were done months ago. This time I got a 4!  :heeha:
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Reply #39 on: June 13, 2014, 07:16:27 PM
Good score Val  :not_worthy: ,  i got 12  :envy:
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Reply #40 on: June 13, 2014, 11:06:36 PM
Is it cheating if I use my big magnifier?   :detective:      :whistle:     :2funny:
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Reply #41 on: June 15, 2014, 04:26:35 AM
Hi Val,
Why not?   But a magnifier won't change the color, just the size of the blocks you see.  You can also use the zoom function on your computer, easier and more reliable than a hand held magnifier.  As the image is enlarged, you will reach the limit between what the resolution of the image and what your eyes can see (discrimination), and then you will start to loose details instead of seeing more. 

Isn't it what painters do when they post a photo of their art on the internet?   By using a poor resolution, the image which still look nice and clear on the monitor, becomes all fuzzy when one tries to enlarged it to see the details.   The brain does not receive enough details from the eyes to 'fill in the gaps' and see a clear picture.   It was the same with the old movies on film, if there were less than 22 (I trust this is correct) frames per second then the eyes could see the discontinuity but if the number of frames where higher the eyes (the brain) would see continuity... yet putting 1000 frames per second (beside being expensive) did not improve anything because the eyes could not see the difference anyway.   Same idea when Nolan asked that we post small resolution image of our Avatars, because they are tiny and our eyes will not gain from a large file with details, yet it slows down computer and takes a lot of space for no benefit.

What this test of colours show is that we improve with  practice!   But also that our nature is to try to beat the system... and that is a lot of fun, gets those brain cells working!   8)

Happy Day!
Annie
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Reply #42 on: June 15, 2014, 12:48:56 PM
:bigwelcome: to the Paint Basket family Annie, glad you decided to say hello. :clap: :clap: :clap:

The test really is great practice seeing small tonal changes.


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Reply #43 on: June 26, 2014, 01:46:07 PM
I just saw this post.  That was fun...I got a 24.   The hues are so subtle, I found it challenging.  But happy with the 24.
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Reply #44 on: July 14, 2014, 05:25:15 AM
I wasn't sure where to post this. I remember a while back someone posted a web page where you could go and see how well you see color. I couldn't find that post, but i wanted to let everyone know that I've found an android game that is very similar to that page. It's called Blendoku. The game consists of lining up colors in order. It isn't as easy as it sounds. If you have an android tablet or phone, I highly recommend the game. They may have a version for the Ipad. I'm not sure.

http://www.blendoku.com/
« Last Edit: July 14, 2014, 07:21:55 AM by ArtByG »


 

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