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Vision, Contrast, and Blood Color

One of the major components of vision perception is contrast. Contrast in the visual scene creates the base framework from which the brain builds and layers the image. This means that the higher an object’s contrast to its environment, the easier it will be able to be seen. Many assume that the color red will […]

Creating Blood Spatter in GIMP

Today we bring you a couple of cool ways to create blood spatter effects in image files using GIMP, a free, open source tool for creating and editing images: Method 1 – Using GIMP’s built in tools Here’s a super easy way to use layers, the airbrush tool and alpha-channel correction to create a blood […]

The Color Of Blood

Hemoglobin gives blood its color when it reacts with different molecules. Oxygen reacts with the hemoglobin to produce a bright red color. This redness is found in the arteries and capillaries. In the veins the blood is deoxygenated which turns the blood a darker red with a bluish tinge. The reason veins look blue has […]