Monday, June 25, 2007

ORANGE - Etsy Blog Team Challange

Orange (colour)

The orange, a fruit from which the modern name of the orange colour comes.
The orange, a fruit from which the modern name of the orange colour comes.

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. The complementary colour of orange is azure, a slightly greenish blue. With pigments such as paints or inks, a mixture of the subtractive primary colours in the proportion of 75% yellow and 25% magenta produce the secondary colour orange. Orange pigments are largely in the ochre or cadmium families, and absorb mostly blue light the modern name of the orange colour .

Orange is beautiful! Etsy is beautiful!

7 comments:

Sandra Eileen - Artisan Jewelry For Your Good Life said...

WOW - you really followed the rules... I must go back now and do a proper orange post tomorrow, before this weeks "task" is past.

Sandra Eileen

Terri said...

It is so interesting to see all the different slants each person took with the orange post! This was the sciency one!

knitsteel said...

Orange is a lovely color. I like a rich pumpkin orange.

Tell me about the Etsy blog team and challenges.

Athena's Armoury said...

Awesome. I love where you went with your post.

marsha said...

I totally agree!!!! What a wonderful post! You've certainly captured orange in a fabulous manner ... !

Sadie Lou said...

Hiddee Ho! I came here through the link you gave me in the forms--thanks for that!
*bookmarking*

Joey & Aleethea said...

I loved your post, it's so interesting. Thanks for all that info!