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The Color Purple

Color is a creative tool.

It is used by so many creative disciplines it is often overlooked and taken for granted.

Each color has its attributes, associations and history–widespread and personal.

Purple is a rich blend of red and blue.

It can range from the palest lilac to the deepest purples of the night sky just after sunset.

Associated often with royalty, its shades range from shy to bold and fun.

Lilac, lavender, amethyst, plum, violet, iris, heliotrope, pansy.

Want to read more about it?

http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/colorselection/p/purple.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple

RoyalCouple

Royal Couple

 

creative acts for today:

photography, writing, creative planning

 

Books on Color:

Color, 2nd edition: A Workshop for Artists and Designers 2nd Edition

David Hornung

 

Color Theory: An essential guide to color-from basic principles to practical applications

Patti Mollica

 

Secret Language of Color: Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, & Violet

Joann Eckstut and Arielle Eckstut

 

Post originally published on 5_17_2011.

 

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