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Gel pens on matte black paper

By IvanaCoppola.art I love the use of color stippling and line work in this mandala. Very lovely work

Viola! Here are value, hue, tint, and shade visually defined in this wonderfully succinct scaled explanation!

Here are value, hue, tint, and shade visually defined in this wonderfully succinct scaled explanation!- colour has value

What Colours Suit You? Infographic

Warm Autumn I believe or clear spring. Choosing the right colour clothes is difficult. Help is at hand, with this outfit colour planner that matches colours to your eyes, hair and skin tone

Young Colorist Kaffe Fassett in one of his own sweaters and in front of one of his needlepoint tapestries.

Kaffe Fassett, where would knitting be without him? Creative & Outside the Mundane.

NEUTRALS - Pick any three colors in this palette and tell me they don't go together.

Business style “Repost cause neutrals Pick any three colors in this palette and tell me they don't match - I swear you can't! The power of a neutral wardrobe ✔️ I…”

Robert Ridgway´s 1912 book, Color Standards and Color Nomenclature. Rhodamine Purple, Tyrian Rose and Rose Red in the centre. Plate XII

Robert Ridgway´s 1912 book, Color Standards and Color Nomenclature. Rhodamine Purple, Tyrian Rose and Rose Red in the centre.

Robert Ridgway (1850–1929), Color Standards and Color Nomenclature, 1912. Cerulean blue. Copyright The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Plate XIX.

Robert Ridgway Color Standards and Color Nomenclature, Cerulean blue. Copyright The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Sidereal Chromatics, from A cycle of celestial objects, 1881.

Surreal chromatics, color illustration from A cycle of celestial objects,

Quilt cotton "Bejeweled Nebula" - 43" x 43" PANEL - Digitally printed, from the 'Artisan Spirit Expressions' collection by Deborah Edwards for Northcott Fabrics.

Artisan Spirit - Expressions Multi Digitally Printed Panel - Deborah Edwards - Northcott - CottonPanel size is approx. x is per panel.Panel is digitally printed. From Missouri Star Quilt Company

Salt Ponds of San Francisco Bay  Newark, California  Of all the tidal wetlands around the globe, few can compare to the kaleidoscope of color that brightens the grey landscape of the San Francisco Bay. These configurations of color against the drab shades of the bay are the San Francisco Bay salt ponds. The bright pond pockets of red and green are caused by the organisms or micro-algae living within them. The colors are reactions to salt levels, creating a stunning canvas of vibrant hues.

The Earth’s Wildest Reactions to High Tides

Multicolored Salt Ponds at San Francisco Bay: If you ever fly over San Francisco Bay, be sure to peer out of the window to catch a glimpse of one of the world's most incredibly coloured landscapes - the salt evaporation ponds operated by Cargill, Inc.

Click to see the DIABOLICAL close up of pieces! 1,000 Colors Halftone Puzzle adds a layer of intrigue by reproducing each color in halftone. The printing technique uses dots of various size, spacing, and CMYK colors to create a broad spectrum of tones - and creates an especially tricky color field. The puzzle's creator suggests that it may not be as tough as it looks, though, becoming more an act of intuition than a visual guessing game.

1,000 Colors Halftone Puzzle

The National Gallery's Art Materials Collection  The institution is sitting on a goldmine of 21,000 samples of modern paints, varnishes, pigments and primers, preserved for the researchers and conservators of the future.

The National Gallery's Art Materials Collection

The National Gallery's Art Materials Collection The institution is sitting on a goldmine of samples of modern paints, varnishes, pigments and primers, preserved for the researchers and conservators of the future.

A roundup of 10 "rainbow installation" artists by MyModernMet

10 Avant-Garde Artists Whose Rainbow Art Installations Will Mesmerize You

The colorful art of Pierre Le Riche captures the Cape Town-based designer's interest in exploring the social issues that surround homosexuality.

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