Orange is a color. In color theory, it's the mix of the primaries yellow and red and can vary considerably from a light yellow orange to a deep coral or even an almost brown hue. On the color wheel, it is the complement to blue.
|From NHS Designs|
You know the color as it is the color of oranges. If you stop by our house, you may leave with some. (And grapefruit. Lots of grapefruits this year!)
|Some of Last Year's Harvest|
The impressionist painter Gustave Caillebote created this painting of his cousin tending to "Les Orangers" while his brother read the paper:
|Les Orangers, 1878|
While we were putting together this post we found that, Certified Zentangle Teacher Adele Bruno has created a new tangle that she calls, Citrus. She graciously allowed us to share this here:
You can see the steps to draw this pattern on her blog, It's a String Thing, which is a different kind of art challenge.
Orange used to be a mobile telephone service provider in the UK:
And it's the new Black:
|Season One Cast|
"Orange is the New Black"
It's a vibrant sunset and a restaurant:
But most importantly, it's part of the best Knock-Knock joke. Ever.
Won't you send us your "orange" twinchies?
Deadline for submissions is 2 PM Arizona time, Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
Send your images to email@example.com along with links to your blog and/or any comments about your inspiration that you may wish to share. We'll post all art work shortly thereafter.
Thanks in advance for your participation and spread the word!