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Re: RHS Names & Numbers

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: RHS Names & Numbers
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Feb 1997 13:02:47 -0700 (MST)

On Sun, 2 Feb 1997 LMann76543@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 97-02-02 11:01:26 EST, you write:
> Sharon McAllister said
> >In the RHS system, and to most eyes, "purple" is redder than "violet". 
> Hmmm - ok, how do you know that?  Maybe what I need is a book about colors or
> some art reference text or something.  I tried to do some water colors for a
> while and learned some colors from that, but not that purple is redder than
> violet.  
> Maybe I need to buy the big box of crayolas and read the labels!  : )
> Any artists on this list willing to give us a mini-course on relative colors
> and color names?  I love some of these -  'woodpecker green' conjures up all
> kinds of images, the main one being a brownish green crayon with a red eraser
> top.
> Linda M
	I have one to add to the color fan which was derived from a one
reeler called "The Dentist" starring W. C. Fields.  It is 'yellow

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS

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