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engaging with visual and digital texts in education
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How obsessive artists colorize old photos

How obsessive artists colorize old photos | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
It’s harder than you think.
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How does adding colour to historical black and white photos make photos more relatable? Great little documentary about this. 
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This 1939 Chart Explains How Color Affects Legibility

This 1939 Chart Explains How Color Affects Legibility | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
There's a reason road signs look a certain way.
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Why colour is important for aesthetics but also safety. 

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The Psychology of Color [Infographic] | Louisville Painters

The Psychology of Color [Infographic] | Louisville Painters | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
An infographic that takes a creative and interesting look at how color is perceived and how it triggers certain thoughts and emotions.
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Horizon Do You See What I See Part 1-4 - Video Dailymotion

Watch the video «Horizon Do You See What I See Part 1-4» uploaded by plamenj on Dailymotion.
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A BBC documentary about how we perceive colour and how this affects our lives. Red is powerful for many reasons and the show looks at various experiments to gauge our perception of colour. 

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LEGO & Gender Part 1: Lego Friends

LEGO & Gender Part 1: Lego Friends | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Watch Part 2: The LEGO Boys’ Club LEGO announced that after 4 years of intensive research, they have finally come up with a LEGO product that fulfills the desires of... Watch Part 2: The LEGO...
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Consider how visual imagery represents gender in these really helpful videos from Feminist Frequency. 

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