When it comes to colour, most of us are on safe ground with the primaries – but when asked to differentiate between the different shades of blue, for example, we might start to struggle.
 
 That doesn't mean we're colour blind, more “hue illiterate”, perhaps – a situation not helped by the increasingly creative means paint companies employ to describe their wares – anyone for Farrow and Ball's Borrowed Light? Or maybe their Dead Salmon?

When it comes to colour, most of us are on safe ground with the primaries – but when asked to differentiate between the different shades of blue, for example, we might start to struggle. That doesn't mean we're colour blind, more “hue illiterate”, perhaps – a situation not helped by the increasingly creative means paint companies employ to describe their wares – anyone for Farrow and Ball's Borrowed Light? Or maybe their Dead Salmon?

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Naturally red hair - What is the difference between mahogany and auburn hair color? Read about the different shades of red hair color here.

Naturally red hair - What is the difference between mahogany and auburn hair color? Read about the different shades of red hair color here.

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Different shades of blue green Wedding { Midnight Green + gray + teal + blue green | Fab Mood - UK wedding blog #weddingcolor
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The Paper Mulberry: Exterior Paint Shades - Chalky hues of French Grey - Gray with Brick

The Paper Mulberry: Exterior Paint Shades - Chalky hues of French Grey - Gray with Brick

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Mobile. Hang 8" lanterns (1 red, 6 in two shades of green) with different lengths of fishing line. Use pipe cleaners for antennae, and construction paper for eyes and nose. Makes me wish I taught primary again :)

Very Hungry Caterpillar Mobile. Hang 8" lanterns (1 red, 6 in two shades of green) with different lengths of fishing line. Use pipe cleaners for antennae, and construction paper for eyes and nose. Makes me wish I taught primary again :)

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The angle allows David Hockney to make each letter on the sign seem smaller than the last. I like it.
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