Visual Psychotropics

by Bart Baird in Visual Psychotropics

   I’ve named this series Visual Psychotropics. The definition: affecting mental activity, behavior, or perception, as a mood-altering drug. In this case, the art as a psychotropic.

    This process involves many stages. Over the years, it has become a carefully planned, meticulous process, involving two or three colors of different viscosities, acrylic, in this case, intermixed by various forces. These forces are the ones found in nature, and the sometimes gentle, sometimes rigorous guiding of my hand. Thoughts govern the movements. There is a harmony to it, something poetic, with no words.   

   Standing in front of a finished piece and gazing into it for an extended period of time, you may walk away and notice that your surroundings look a little different, anything that is non-distinct or variegated looks a little more vivid. Clouds, nature, a slab of concrete, marble or granite, the textures of things may seem different. The brain is affected. The effect is intensified when tired, or upon awakening. An almost hallucinatory quality affects the field of vision for a short time. There is a biological explanation for it.

   Graduations of ambiguity and ambiguous imagery. There is a mind shift. The brain is tricked into seeing things. When there is an overload of unfamiliar visual stimulation, our eyes dart about. The brain smoothes things out when constructing what we see. Our visual system is too limited to tackle all that information that our eyes are taking in. And so, our minds take shortcuts. Similar to betting on the best horse in a race, our brain will choose the most likely interpretation of what we’re seeing. 


   Illusion occurs because there is just too much information hitting different parts of our retinas all at the same time. All this detail is sent to our visual cortex at once, and the resulting confusion tricks the brain into thinking that it’s seeing things in a field of seemingly random shapes. 

   There are new scientific studies that show that while gazing into a work of abstract art, parts of our brain associated with contemplation, reflection, consideration, planning (all forms of deep thinking)…are automatically triggered. It also affects our pleasure and reward system. 


   Abstract art sets the brain free from the rigidity of reality, making it easier for it to flow into its inner states. New emotional and cognitive connections are created. It has the ability to activate areas of the brain that are very difficult to reach and access. 


Je pourrais vous transférer les url pour plus de miniatures sur cette question. Ecrivez moi simplement…
Thanks for such a fantastic blog. Where else could anyone get that kind of info written in such a perfect way? I have a presentation that I am presently writhing on, and I have been on the look out for such great information.
Puis-je vous en adresser les url pour encore plus de miniatures sur cet idée. Ecrivez moi ici meme!
I am pleased that I discovered this blog , precisely the right info that I was looking for! .
I am extremely delighted in for this web journal.
Awesome article with great idea!Thank you for such a profitable article. I truly acknowledge for this extraordinary data..
A debt of gratitude is in order for your data, it was truly exceptionally helpfull..
Will without a doubt come and visit this blog all the more frequently. A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing.
Each word of this post is highly impressive and I wish to read some more post like that
Much appreciated you all that much to share these connections. Will look at this..
I have perused a couple of the articles on your site now, and I truly like your style of blogging. I added it to my top picks blog webpage list and will be returning soon. If it's not too much trouble look at my site too and let me comprehend what you think.
Your website is really cool and this is a great inspiring article. Thank you so much.
I was surfing net and luckily ran over this site and discovered exceptionally intriguing stuff here. Its truly enjoyable to peruse. I delighted in a considerable measure. A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing this superb data.
Nice post !!Congratulations on having one of the most sophisticated blogs Ive come across in some time! Its just incredible how much you can take away from something simply because of how visually beautiful it is.
I'd love to know more about this series. Thank you for sharing the articles.
All very true words. Love it.
So, the post that you have just submitted is great. You should share it other platforms too. There are absolutely a lot of such people who are in search of such things to just gain information.
I loved the post, keep posting interesting posts. I will be a regular reader… Essay Writing Service
Class act, really you are a shooting star my friend.
It is presumably a standout amongst the most misused visual styles in outline, corporate promoting and pop culture as a rule, particularly in our computerized age. Hallucinogenic craftsmanship is something we typically announce as kitschy or commonplace, yet in the event that we come back to that point in history when hallucinogenic workmanship initially rose, we may find some fascinating certainties about the development that would change our conclusion.
Really its a amazing article that i had ever read. I hope it will help a lot for all the readers. Thank you so much for this amazing posts and please keep update like this excellent article.
This is amazing and very useful blog i really appricated for you. Thank you for sharing them! I hope you will continue to have similar posts to share with everyone.
Thanks a lot for the great tips here, I really enjoyed reading them a lot. I'd like to say that if you guys are looking for some writing services, then make sure to check out some reviews before actually picking up some. Best of luck to you!
Psychotropic only means anything that works upon the focal sensory system to alter cerebrum work. As far as virtuous conduct I don't know whether that is the situation among all people.
Both geometric abstraction and expressive reflection are regularly absolutely abstract. Among the very various art movements that exemplify incomplete reflection would be for example fauvism in which color is conspicuously and deliberately altered vis-a-vis reality.
The mind is some way or another influenced the impact is escalated when tired, or after arousing. A practically hallucinatory quality influences the field of vision for a brief span.
One of the finest artist which have capability to share his unique ideas to their followers. Check out Bart Baird highly written articles and some back stories which is shared on this official blog.
Visual psychotropic is such an affecting material which has many beautiful aspects on the viewers. This kind of art is really unique which is difficult so only a few are concerned to this field which actually knows about it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *