Chromatic Dimensions Earthy, Watery, Airy, and Fiery.

@article{Albertazzi2015ChromaticDE,
  title={Chromatic Dimensions Earthy, Watery, Airy, and Fiery.},
  author={Liliana Albertazzi and Jan J. Koenderink and Andrea J. van Doorn},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2015},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={
          1153-78
        }
}
In our study, for a small number of antonyms, we investigate whether they are cross-modally or ideaesthetically related to the space of colors. We analyze the affinities of seven antonyms (cold-hot, dull-radiant, dead-vivid, soft-hard, transparent-chalky, dry-wet, and acid-treacly) and their intermediate connotations (cool-warm, matt-shiny, numb-lively, mellow-firm, semi-transparent-opaque, semi-dry-moist, and sour-sweet) as a function of color. We find that some antonyms relate to chromatic… CONTINUE READING
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