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The Color Orange

Hello all,
I’m half an hour late posting this, sorry! Tonight’s theme is Orange and while thinking about what to say, I came across this blog post. I really liked it and thought I would reblog it for you all to read. Remember, we all appreciate word of mouth or reblogs or whatever!

Ktkinnes xx

The Journal of Visions

The Color Orange

by The Revelation Painting on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 3:08pm
 
 
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The colour orange occurs between red and yellow in the visible spectrum at a wavelength of about 585–620 nm, and has a hue of 30° in HSV colour space. It is numerically halfway between red and yellow in a gamma-compressed RGB colour space, the expression of which is the RGB colour wheel. The complementary colour of orange is blue. Orange pigments are largely in the ochre o rcadmium families, and absorb mostly blue light.

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The colour orange is named after the orange fruit, after the appearance of the ripe fruit.  Before this word was introduced to the English-speaking world, the colour was referred to as ġeolurēad (yellow-red).  The first recorded use of orange as a colour…

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