Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - colorblind

November 18, 2014

The Gift of Color Vision

There is a rare condition that’s not fatal, but many artists would kill to have it. It is called tetrachomacy. As an impressionist #painter, this physical ‘disorder’ is a rare gift that produces extraordinary works of art. This woman believes she can help science professionals understand and someday cure.


June 11, 2014

EnChroma Introduces Colorblind People to Color

Prescription glasses have been correcting eye problems for years. Now, Digital Color BoostTM technology is making up for what colorblind people lack. The journey to discover these compensatory lenses began about one decade ago. Scientists at Enchroma, the company that owns and distributes the Digital Color Boost sunglasses, were given grant money to find an optical solution to the age-old problem of colorblindness.


November 30, 2011

The Importance of Color Vision and Art

“Art without color would lose much of its purpose.” ~ Andrew Loomi Did you know some humans have the ability to see 7,000,000 colors? Even though contrasting shades of similar...