This is a piece I did in college.  We were learning about reflected light.  I had a box with a red and blue side and a yellow bottom.  Those are the primary colors.  I set an egg in there and immediately it picked up the colors that surrounded it.  I had a small paintbrush and put little dots of color as they appeared on the egg.  This is the best example of reflected light I know of.

If two people stand next to each other and one has a green shirt and the other one is white, the white one will pick up the green.  If the person in the white shirt stands outside on a sunny day, the part of his shirt in the shadow will pick up the color of the sky.

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June 11, 2008

Margaret @ 6:21 pm #

That is amazing! Thank you for bringing it to my attention, and so creatively too. Such a great piece of art anyway!

Angie @ 7:43 pm #

Love it!

Jennifer @ 9:09 pm #

Great commentary, and fun piece of art!

June 12, 2008

Nicole @ 9:05 am #

I love the pointillism style. The colors are so fun!

June 15, 2008

Susie @ 9:19 am #

What a great learning tool! You can see how the different colors reflect on the egg. I love it as a piece of art, too!

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