Monday, October 5, 2015

Color Wheel: Mauve


The image above highlights when I was first introduced to the color "mauve" -The Hey Arnold! episode, Grand Prix, which debuted in 1998. Wow, I feel old. Mauve is basically a name for a light, pastel purple color. Fun Fact! William Perkin accidentally discovered the first synthetic organic chemical dye, mauveine, back in 1856. Originally, it was a more brighter purple color, however, over time it seems to have evolve to categorize a light to pastel hue of violet. Personally, I have trouble figuring out whether some of the colors below are really just a muted, dark pink tone. Am I color blind? Oh well, it's still a neat color! Color Wheel: Mauve  

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