Re: [art_education] Obscure color names for purplish-pink
- Fuchsia - and how it that different from Magenta?! Wouldn't red violet do?
Make sure my fav color is in the song...
Named for Magenta in Northern Italy where a major battle was fought shortly
before the discovery of the dye
Does a town in Northern Italy deserve this color name or a flower? Name from
modern Latin , genus name, named for Leonhard Fuchs (1501\endash 1566), a
(These thanks to Bill Gates - Microsoft® Encarta® Reference Library 2003)
Which do we chose to honor? Both are so much fun to say!
Can't wait till this song comes out - It will be another hit! Get yourself a
new box of Crayolas and see what they have done. What are they calling Teal
now? - greenish -blue - Quack-quack.
On 7/3/2004 12:34:59 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> ....song about obscure/strange/odd color names (puce,mauve,periwinkle
> etc...) and their
> somewhat strained relationship with the reds,yellows and blues of the
> world. Any suggestions of interesting color names would be
> Greg Percy