The dots are coloured in different shades and a number is hidden inside with shades of another colour. The number '74' should be clearly visible to viewers with normal color vision. Viewers with colour vision defiency may read it as '21'
Unfortunately, I could only see the number '21' which meant that I was colour deficient.
Colour Vison Deficency occurs in about 8 - 12% of males of European origin, and is a condition in which certain colours cannot be distinguished. There is no treatment for colour deficiency.
A t-shirt designer recently used the Ishihara test to help make colour sighted people more aware of this frustrating condition. However, being red/green deficient I am unable to read what it says. This is what the t-shirt looks like ..
Below is an example of a reverse colour deficiency test. Only color deficient people like me can actually read what is written in the picture. That means, if you fail the test, you probably have the full range of color sensitivity that is attributed to color-sighted people.
There are two major types of colour blindness: those who have difficulty distinguishing between red and green, and those who have difficulty distinguishing between blue and yellow. I don't really like being called colour blind, because if I was totally colour-blind I would live in a black and white world, and I would own a white Labrador dog called Blackie.The dog would wear a lycra costume like super dog and would sit in the front passenger seat of the car, and warn me at traffic lights; barking once for red- meaning STOP and twice for green- meaning GO!
- When grilling a piece of meat I cannot tell whether it is raw or cooked.
- Biting into unripe bananas - I cannot tell if they are yellow or green.
- Cooked spinach looks like cow pat.
- I struggle to distinguish autumn colours.
- I can't see all the colours of a rainbow. However, I do enjoy the colours of a rainbow that I can see. This is a rainbow ..
The reason I know I could never be Gok is because in the mid 80's I blagged my way into a Saturday job as a sales assistant in a men’s clothing store.
My images are simple, strong, and colourful with impact.
I make a picture...
Im so glad that I became friends with 'that green dog'.