Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units.

What it is to be a Substance? and What it is to Exist? We need to establish knowledge about the man and the world on a firm basis and the information it provides must be tested for its accuracy and consistency with an external reality. We have to make the fundamental distinction between the living and the non-living matter. The scientific advances of the 19th and 20th centuries reinforced the materialistic position concerning the basic similarity of organic living and inorganic physical matter. The man is viewed as a product of natural evolution and is thought to be subject to the same laws of Physics and Chemistry or mechanistic principles.

We need a methodology to study philosophy and to understand philosophical statements. Logical Positivism, also known as Scientific Empiricism aims to clarify concepts in both everyday and scientific language. It describes analysis of language as the function of philosophy. This analysis of language and of concepts is important to understand questions of belief and ideology which affect what we think we ought to do individually and socially. I would use this method of ‘Applied Philosophy’ to analyze the concept of Spiritual Optics, the Spiritual dimension of biological coloration.

WHAT IS COLOR AND WHAT IS COLORATION?

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units.

The term ‘color’ refers to the spectral qualities of emitted or reflected light. The term ‘coloration’ is a dynamic and complex characteristic that has captured human interest and attention for a long time. The human interest to coloration ranges from purely aesthetic to the rigidly pragmatic.

BIOLOGICAL COLORATION:

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units.

Biological Coloration refers to the general appearance of an organism as determined by the quality and quantity of light that is reflected or emitted from its surface. This Coloration depends upon several factors:

1. The integrity and deployment of the structural units and features involved in the generation of color,

2. The color and distribution of the organism’s pigments, and the relative location of differently colored areas,

3. The shape, posture, position, and movement of the organism,

4. The quality and quantity of light striking the organism, including the seasonal light and temperature variations,

5. The psychological, behavioral, hormonal, and other physiological conditions associated with the use of color,

6. The visual capacity of the viewer.

The comprehensive understanding of biological coloration demands a study of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology, Biology, Psychology and other subjects. It is equally important to pay tribute to people who have contributed to a better understanding of the principles involved in color production. I am happy to introduce Albert Henry Munsell (1858-1918), American painter, professor of Arts, Massachusetts Normal Art School to my readers.

WHOLE DUDE – WHOLE DESIGNER – MUNSELL:

WholeDude-WholeDesigner: Albert Henry Munsell(1858-1918), an artist of distinction, a gifted teacher of art, made the description of color accurate and convenient for teaching of color. He made the foundation for all other Color Order Systems.
The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units: Albert Henry Munsell (1858-1918), an artist of distinction, a gifted teacher of art, made the description of color accurate and convenient for teaching of color. He made the foundation for all other Color Order Systems.

Albert Henry Munsell is the reputed author of A Color Notation (1905), and the Atlas of Munsell Color System (1915). The Color System he created is used internationally for specifying opaque colors of dyed or pigmented surfaces.

THE MUNSELL COLOR TREE:

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units: The Munsell Color Tree refers to the three-dimensional representation of the Munsell Color System which is a method of designating colors based on a color arrangement scheme that defines colors by measured scales of hue, value, and chroma.

The Munsell Color Tree refers to the three-dimensional representation of the Munsell Color System. It is a method of designating colors based on a color arrangement scheme developed by the american art instructor and painter Albert H Munsell. It defines colors by measured scales of hue, value, and chroma, which correspond respectively to dominant wavelength, brightness, and strength or purity. The Color System developed by Munsell has become the foundation for all other Color Order Systems.

THE SCHEME FOR THE COLOR ORDER SYSTEM:

WholeDude-WholeDesigner: The Scheme for the Color Order System used by any living creature has to be initially incorporated in its genetic material and it is carried as its hereditary information.
The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units: The Scheme for the Color Order System used by any living creature has to be initially incorporated in its genetic material and it is carried as its hereditary information.
WholeDude-WholeDesigner: The biological production of color is more complex than the use of a Color Order System described by Albert Henry Munsell. In green plants, the color is associated with an important function, and ability to trap radiant energy. The design involves the use of parts, form, various details apart from a color scheme. I name this as the work of a WholeDesigner.
The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of the Artistic Units: The biological production of color is more complex than the use of a Color Order System described by Albert Henry Munsell. In green plants, the color is associated with an important function called Photosynthesis which involves the ability to trap radiant energy. The design involves the use of parts, format for the structural components, various details apart from a color scheme. I name this as the work of a Whole Designer. The green pigment called Chlorophyll is found inside structures or Artistic Units called Chloroplasts.

In biology, the generation of color is more complex than the use of  a Color Order System described by Albert Henry Munsell. Firstly, the information for the Color Order System must be transplanted in the genetic material such as the DNA of the organism to make the information as its hereditary characteristic. Secondly, when we look at the green plants, the green pigment called Chlorophyll is found inside structures called Chloroplasts. It involves the designing and arrangement of parts, details of structural units, and formulate a creative scheme apart from the use of the scheme for the color. The fact of designing can be known by studying the purpose and the functions of the Artistic Unit that is created.

Green plants with Chlorophyll pigment trap light energy, and transform it into chemical energy and use it in the process described as Photosynthesis. It is a creative mechanism to transform one form of energy into a different form of stored chemical energy that can be further used to create new forms of matter called organic molecules that are not present in nature. These organic molecules come into existence because of the activity of living things. It shows the intent of a designer to use energy, and matter to create the visual, sensory effect.

Who is the Artist? Who is the Designer?

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System and the Designing of Artistic Units. Who is the Artist? Who is the Designer? An artist uses colors with imagination to create forms and to generate a desired visual effect. A “Whole Artist” is a person who creates his own canvas, his own tools, his own pigments, and creates the desired visual effects while the forms that are created have no such creative and cognitive abilities.

No single function can explain the coloration of living things. We need a comprehensive theory that predicts the lines and patterns of coloration of plants and animals. An artist’s palette containing only three properly chosen colors is entirely adequate under most circumstances to produce the various visual effects of color that is observed. The optical mechanisms involved in the production of color are complex. Coloration is a dynamic and complex characteristic and the term must be clearly distinguished from the term ‘color’ which only refers to the spectral qualities of emitted or reflected light. It is apparent that plants, and animals have no cognitive abilities to produce the coloration by which they are recognized. However, the coloration displayed gives us a clue about the nature of the “Whole Artist” who could be using imagination, has feelings for the forms created and seeks satisfaction from the visual effects that he produced. If man has the ability called visual perception, he must use the ability to visualize the “Whole Artist” who is at work. I ask my readers to give attention to the three dimensions of Color Perception. These are, 1. The Designer or the Artist, 2. The Object of Perception, and 3. The visual capacity of the Viewer.

What is Matter? and What is Spirit? What is the Color of Money? If materialism is about the influence of material wealth, I would like to use the Power/Force/Energy called Money to talk about Life and Death. The Laws of Conservation are applicable to both the living, and the non-living matter. Hence, it can be stated that “Life can neither be created nor destroyed.” If any person can refute my claim using valid, scientific information, I would offer the person a US $1,000 bill as a reward

Simon Cyrene

The Material Basis of Spirituality Science. Spiritual Optics. Munsell Color Order System. The Designing of the Artistic Units.

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Whole Man - Whole Theory: I intentionally combined the words Whole and Dude to describe the Unity of Body, Mind, and Soul to establish the singularity called Man.

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