Did you ever notice that your favorite cartoon characters are yellow?


I mean, we've got SpongeBob, Tweety, Winnie the Pooh, Minions, Pikachu, The Simpsons, Pluto, etc.


In other words:


And these legends are yellow for a a few reasons. @ChannelFrederator explains in this video:


The first reason is this thing called color theory — which uses a color wheel to show which colors complement each other.


Yellow and purple complement each other.

Well on TV, they use a ~cool~ color wheel, called the RGB model. In this model, YELLOW actually complements BLUE.


And blue is one of the most common backgrounds in animation:


The second reason is color psychology, which examines what colors are associated with. For instance, colors like red are associated with negative stuff, like rage.


Remember Anger and Sadness from Inside Out?

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