Questions tagged [lighting]

For questions regarding the use and properties of lights and lighting as they influence creative projects and processes. These often involve color (and should in those cases be used in combination with the [color] tag).

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How to create a luminescent (glowing) effect with a crystal ball and LEDs?

As part of a DIY electronics project, I want to use LEDs to create a glowing effect with a crystal ball. I found a perfectly clear crystal ball that looks exactly like this: I tried combining it with ...
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Best sort of artificial light for indoor painting

I like to paint after work, but as the days get shorter here, I find myself spending more time painting while under the illumination of incandescent light bulbs. My ability to distinguish shades of ...
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How does light affect saturation?

Based on my current knowledge, light increases the saturation of a color. If that's the case, then the form shadow of an object should have lower saturation than the part of the object hit by light (...
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What range of wall color options would be generally considered aesthetically viable for a room with colored light bulbs? [closed]

I have recently installed LIFX colored light bulbs in my room. However, my wall is currently painted a fairly saturated blue, against which some of the bulb colors strike me at least initially as ...
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When working in a visual medium, how do I avoid incorrect color?

Sometimes, when working on a drawing or painting at home, the final result will look incorrect when shown outside or in different light. How can I ensure color correctness when working on my art?
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