Colors As Found Art
Color (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue. This perception of color derives from the stimulation of cone cells in the human eye by electromagnetic radiation in the spectrum of light. Color categories and physical specifications of color are associated with objects through the wavelength of the light that is reflected from them. This reflection is governed by the object's physical properties such as light absorption, emission spectra, etc. [from wikipedia]
Aqua Black Black-And-White Blue Brown Gray Green Lavender Metal Mixed Orange Pink Purple Red Spoons White Words Yellow
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Aqua As Found Art Color

Aqua from Greek word for blue is a tone of the color cyan. In traditional print media, "aqua" is short for aquamarine, a distinct color from aqua.

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Black Color As Found Art

Reflections off a non-reflective or light-absorbed surface

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Blue

Found reflected and refracted 440 to 490 nm.

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Brown and Beige Color Found In Nature

The color brown, from dark brown to the lighter beige.

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Black-And-White Color As Found Art

Mostly sans color but in varying shades of gray. Color photographs of black and white subjects.

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Gray The Color

Grey or gray is a pale black. Two colours are called complementary colours if grey is produced when they are combined in the light spectrum (but produces brown with paints usually).

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Green As A Found Art Color

Light with a wavelength of roughly 520 to 570 nanometres.

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Lavender The Color

Lavender is a pale tint of violet. It applies particularly to the color of the flower of the same name.

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Metal As A Color

Metalic surfaces of gold, silver, bronze, copper, etc.

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Mixed Colors

Due to refraction, reflection, or transmission of light

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Orange Color

The color orange occurs between red and yellow

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Pink

Pink lies between red and magenta lightened toward white

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Purple The Color

Including violet and shades in between

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Red Color As Found Art

Visible wavelength of light, roughly 630-740 nanometers

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Spoons As Colors Found Near Art

Spoons were used to mix paint for a large mural.

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White Color As Found Art

The equal mix of all colored light

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Words That Define Colors

Colors are not only the mixture of frequencies seen by the eye, but are also the words assigned to them.

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Yellow Color as Found Art

And all things mustard and lemon-like in color

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