Every typed-utensil has color, and color is everywhere in our lives. In the field of art, color is applied as far as possible, such as painting, photography, floral art, poetry, drama, movies, design, and so on. In order to narrow down, this essay aims to take “painting”as the main subject of color’s-art explanation. However, “painting” is related to broad range of theories, for example, there are the phenomenology of color, the regularity of color, the asthetic concept of color, the imagery of color, and so on, and it is with rich content. This essay wish to be free from these art theories of color and take the humanistic new perspectives as the creative explanations of color’s thought.
Color is an important component of paintging-art, it doesn’t represent superficial color; on the contrary, it shows the reflection of spirit. Therefore, we know that colors have different meaning when in different region, generation, and people. Color doesn’t have any meaning without the subjective sense of spirit. Therefore, this essay puts emphasis on the spiritual perspectives and induce it into three directions－firse, to figure out the authentic meaning of color; second is to discuss what is objective color and subjective color; the third is to explore how we use the symbolic meanings and applications of color to accomplish the actual perform of color on paintings, and to decipher the splendid inner world within the shining language of colors, and to arouse the deepest feeling and most beautiful touch., These are the main goal of this essay.