Instead of trying to create 2 different looks, I decided to do a mash-up this time, which is why the title sounds like a pair of characters from a day-time soap. 176 more words
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week 10 – Ultramarine
Ultramarine is a deep blue colour and a pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder. The name derives from Middle Latin ultramarinus, literally “beyond the sea” because the lapis lazuli was imported from Asia by sea (the oldest source of lapis lazuli is Afghanistan). 172 more words
week 7 – Carrot orange
The first recorded use of carrot orange as a colour name in English was in 1684.
The word carrot is first recorded in English circa 1530 and was borrowed from Middle French carotte, itself from Late Latin carōta, from Greek καρωτόνor karōton, originally from the Indo-European root *ker- (horn), due to its horn-like shape. 91 more words