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Color Contrast

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To paint an unsubtle era, Mad Men breaks out bolder tones...
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Paint Colors: News, Inspiration, History, and learning from the Design and Painting world. Curated by John Shearer www.wonderfulcolors.org
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Choosing House Paint Colors | Resource Guide - House Painting Guide

Choosing House Paint Colors | Resource Guide - House Painting Guide | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Below are eleven informative resources to learn about choosing house paint colors.
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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
In 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors.
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Are Black & White Colors?

Is Black a Color? Is White a Color?
1 - Color as Light.
Color Theory 2 - Color as Pigment or Molecular Coloring Agents/
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Isabel de Yzaguirre's curator insight, April 22, 2:25 PM

Another Interesting place featuring Color Theory.

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How quirky is Berkeley? Painted garage doors

How quirky is Berkeley? Painted garage doors | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
For the last few years, Tom Dalzell has been wandering the streets of Berkeley, camera in hand, to document all the...
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Living Smart: Interior painting � picking color and finish - Environment - MiamiHerald.com

In the spring, many a homeowner's fancy turns to thoughts of fresh paint, because what else renews a room as quickly? That doesn't mean interior painting is a breeze.
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Shades of gray don't match on state Capitol

Shades of gray don't match on state Capitol | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The cast iron structure of the dome is darker, bluer shade of gray than the granite building below it
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When paint colors do not match.
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Renoir's True Colors: Science Solves a Mystery - YouTube

Follow the museum conservation department's intrepid detectives as they do what it takes to get the scoop on Madame Clapisson's elusive past. Intrigued? Visi...
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The Top 5 Paint Colors For Apartments Are Hardly Colors At All

The Top 5 Paint Colors For Apartments Are Hardly Colors At All | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Choosing a paint color can be tricky, to the point where people will keep whatever's up on the walls (even if they hate it) just to avoid the challenge of gathering swatches and samples. Inaction is always easier than change.
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Simple Tips for Choosing Paint Colors - She Wears Many Hats

Simple Tips for Choosing Paint Colors - She Wears Many Hats | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
A few simple tips for choosing paint colors.
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Art Versus Science: ‘Color Theory’ War Between Goethe And Newton

Art Versus Science: ‘Color Theory’ War Between Goethe And Newton | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Science and Art were not always friends See this article published on SciArt in America, the source for Science-based art news. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is the Romantic writer whose poetic musing...
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Secrets From A Color Expert: Paint-Picking Help

Secrets From A Color Expert: Paint-Picking Help | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Advice for wall and trim colors, what to always do before committing and the one paint feature you should completely ignore.
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Door of a different color » Abilene Reporter-News Mobile

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Rhinebeck Science Foundation Exercises Kids’ Brains with Hands-On Art & Design Projects at the Discovery Festival | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company

Rhinebeck Science Foundation Exercises Kids’ Brains with Hands-On Art & Design Projects at the Discovery Festival | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
How do you get kids interested in learning about art, design & science? Rhinebeck Science Foundation works with parents & the community to create hands-on projects that get students participating.
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Munsell color discovery for kids.

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Paint Color Q&A House Beautiful

Paint Color Q&A House Beautiful | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
All of your color questions answered.
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Color Psychology in Medicine | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company

Color Psychology in Medicine | Munsell Color System; Color Matching from Munsell Color Company | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Do you ever experience taste when you take a pill? Do you find certain medication unappealing because of the color? Find out more about the effects of color on
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HEMET: Doctors prescribe McDonald’s red, yellow for hospital

HEMET: Doctors prescribe McDonald’s red, yellow for hospital | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Some people like new hospital scheme. Others liken its yellow and red highlights to catsup and mustard, McDonald’s and Hemet High school colors
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How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior Design - The Epoch Times (blog)

How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior Design - The Epoch Times (blog) | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The Epoch Times (blog)How-To Friday: How to Use Black in Interior DesignThe Epoch Times (blog)It's not very common to see black used prominently in decorating color schemes, because many people don't even consider it an actual color!
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Scientists Discover the Key to Making Paint That Never Fades

Scientists Discover the Key to Making Paint That Never Fades | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
It seems like scientists are all about immortality these days. It's not just plants and people that are getting the treatment, though.
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Jeffrey Whitmer's curator insight, June 6, 6:29 AM

Some of the information in this article will serve as part of a paper I'm writing about the future of painting

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The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014

The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014 | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
The paint colors you'll be seeing everywhere this year. (The New Neutrals: Paint Color Trends for 2014 http://t.co/hN8mYJ3xVY via @countryliving)
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Your true (house-paint) colors: Big samples best

A trip to the paint store can be a bit like visiting a candy store. So here are suggestions for trying out colors:
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Using bold paint colors

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Color Blindness, Cures and Creativity | UW Medicine Pulse

Color Blindness, Cures and Creativity | UW Medicine Pulse | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Color Blindness, Cures and Creativity | Fascinating medical research and treatments at UW Medicine
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6 Foolproof Paint Colors You Can't Screw Up, So Stop With The White Already

6 Foolproof Paint Colors You Can't Screw Up, So Stop With The White Already | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
If you've lived with white walls for a bit too long, yet kind of freak out when presented with paint color choices, we know that you're not suddenly going to go for dramatic black walls.
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Six paint colors from Huffington Press
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Go to gray in 2014

Go to gray in 2014 | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Gray — the color that connotes intellect — is one hue homeowners will be incorporating into their home interiors next year.
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True Colors

True Colors | Paint Colors | Scoop.it
Archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann insists his eye-popping reproductions of ancient Greek sculptures are right on target
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Ancient colors revealed

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