Choosing colors that seem wrong.

Suppose I told you that I was going to paint the portrait on the left and that I was going to use the background color of this paragraph for the white part of her right eyeball,
and that I would make the white of her left eyeball the color of this background. Both would seem totally wrong wouldn't it.

But those would be the exact colors. You can check for yourself in the large photo below.

The human eye (and brain) perceives an object's color not based on its actual color, but on how it compares to the surrounding colors.

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Click (or touch) a spot anywhere in the photo below and view the actual color on this page's background. Try different areas for comparison.

See how dark the whites of her eyes really are.

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