Quotes About Gray

Quotes About Gray

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About the Color Gray The color of truth is gray.Andre Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1869-1951 The color of truth is gray. – Andre Gide  #color #quotes Click to Tweet Remember the enemy of all painting is gray: a painting will almost always appear grayer then it is, […]

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Quotes About Orange

Quotes About Orange

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 2 min Quotes About the Color Orange Orange is the happiest color.Frank Sinatra, American singer, actor, and producer, 1915-1998 Orange is the happiest color – Frank Sinatra  #color #quotes Click to Tweet Tanning is tricky, because a lot of people just look orange.Laura Linney, American actress, b. 1964 The moon is bland in color. I call it […]

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Quotes About White

Quotes About White

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About Color White Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature.Aldro T. Hibbard, American painter, 1886-1972 Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature. – Aldro T. Hibbard  #color #quotes Click to Tweet Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the same time so exciting, to paint, as white […]

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Quotes About Pink

Quotes About Pink

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About the Color Pink I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I […]

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Quotes About Black

Quotes About Black

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 4 min Quotes About the Color Black Black is not a color.Edouard Manet, French realist/Impressionist painter, 1832-1883 What, you haven’t any ivory-black on your palette? If you think you are going to make black with blue and red, I can’t have you in my class. You might stir up trouble with such ideas.”Fernand Cormon, French Historical painter, […]

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Quotes About Brown

Quotes About Brown

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 2 min Quotes About the Color Brown God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.Anne Sexton, American poet and Pulitzer prize winner, 1928-1974 I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.Winston Spencer Churchill, British statesman and Prime Minister of the […]

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Quotes About Green

Quotes About Green

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About Color Green My father pointed to the moon and asked me what color it was. I couldn’t tell. So he told me to look at the horizon and then glance back quickly at the moon. Then I saw it: it was pale green. Alden Baker, American painter, b. 1928 Green is the prime color […]

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Quotes About Yellow

Quotes About Yellow

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About the Color Yellow How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun.Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, 1853-1890 How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun. – Vincent Van Gogh  #color #quotes Click to Tweet What a horrible thing yellow is.Edgar Degas, French realist/Impressionist painter and sculptor, 1834-1917 Yellow wakes me up […]

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Quotes About Purple

Quotes About Purple

By Kate Smith | Color Quotes

Read Time: 3 min Quotes About the Color Purple Violet has the shortest wavelength of the spectrum. Behind it, the invisible ultraviolet. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Poor violet, violated for a rhyme.Derek Jarmen, English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener and author, 1942–1994 Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Poor violet, violated for a rhyme. – […]

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Bauhaus Color Theory

Bauhaus Color Theory

By Kate Smith | Color Theory

Read Time: 5 min We think of color as transcendent – a language of sorts that signifies independent of cultural differences, time period, or aesthetic movement. Color is a powerful tool that permits designers to influence mood, compose spaces, and even make profound statements. We accept these truths about color, but we don’t often take the time to examine […]

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The Saguaro Palm Springs

By Kate Smith | Color Around the World

Read Time: 2 min If you said, “Palm Springs”, until recently the first things that popped into my head after beautiful surroundings and nice weather were golf and old Hollywood. Considering I’m a lousy golfer and not much of a gambler Palm Springs wasn’t on my mental list of “places I’d like to revisit” but today I officially welcome […]

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Bahia Bands Color Meaning

By Kate Smith | Color Meaning & Symbolism

Read Time: 4 min Good luck charms have been a part of religion and culture for centuries, often becoming fashion statements or fads. Brazilian wish bracelets known as Bahia Bands have a rich history spanning over 200 years and have recently become more popular throughout the world. Thought to bring the wearer good luck, each band’s color conveys a […]

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8 Ways Colors Can Help You To Reach Your Goals

Reach Goals With Colors

By Kate Smith | Color Psychology

Read Time: 3 min Do you have a list of goals you would like to achieve? If so, I’m here to support you with colors to help you stay motivated. Colors can positively affect your level of motivation and that can keep you moving towards your goals. Here are my quick tips for choosing colors that can help you […]

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