Color Walking

James. “Beautiful Nature Photography Forest.” Wallpapers. Project4Gallery. N.p., 20 Mar. 2016. Web. 3 Apr. 2016. <http://project4gallery.com/beautiful-nature-photography-forest/>. Color Walking: http://www.radiolab.org/story/214709-color-walk/ The article, “Color Walking,” written by Phia Bennin and Brendan McMullan, is about an experiment that gives the reader a new insight about colors and their environment. In the introduction of this article, the authors tell the reader about how William Burroughs discovered a concept to inspire his students. The idea is pretty simple, just walk outside and pick a color that catches your eye. Once that color catches your eye; start following it and watch your surroundings pop as you watch where it takes you. This experiment can make you look at someone’s hair color, to someone’s shoes, which really makes a person feel more in tune with their environment. The experiment created by Burroughs is a very easy experiment to test and can be very exviting and fun. The authors shared their personal experience by testing it out in WYNC, in lower Manhattan on a Sunday afternoon. However, they didn’t stick to just one color, they switched colors regularly because it was leading then to other colors. One color that kept leading them other colors was various shades of blue. Also, they state how the experiment left the colors hung in their brains and eyes to leave them with a memory of what they saw. Lastly, the authors explain in detail how the colors they seen seemingly had a lasting effect on them. Seeing colors and following them can show people things that they never really noticed was in front of them and bring them to new places....

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Color Walking:http://www.radiolab.org/story/214709-color-walk/   History behind the Experiment        In the article written by Phia Bennin and Brendan McMullan; “Color Walking.” It gives the reader a new insight about colors and your environment. The authors tell the reader about how William Burroughs came up with a concept to inspire his students. The Idea is to walk outside and to pick a color that catches your eye. Once that color catches your eye; start following it and see where it takes you. This experiment can make one look at someone’s shorts, to someone’s ice cream cone, to the color of someone’s hair, which really opens the eyes of the person and makes them more in tune with their environment. Testing the Experiment Out       The experiment created by William Burroughs is a very easy experiment to test and quite frankly can be very exciting and fun. The authors themselves say that they tested it out starting in WNYC, in lower Manhattan on Sunday afternoon. They state; however, that they were switching colors regularly because it was leading them to other colors. Such as a Blues leading them to pinks which led them to violets. they also state how the experiment left colors in their brains and it also had them remembering what they saw. The Affects of the Experiment        The authors Show detail in the colors they were seen because it must have had a lasting effect on them. Seeing colors and following them can bring people to new places and show them things that they never really noticed that is in front t...
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