Posted on October 20, 2017June 20, 2018 by Rebekah Wilkinson20 Arty Facts About the Color PURPLE Just PURPLE For those who missed my previous Arty Fact posts…50 Arty Facts About the Color RED20 Arty Facts About the Color ORANGE20 Arty Facts About the Color YELLOW20 Arty Facts About the Color GREEN20 Arty Facts About the Color BLUENow for the last color of the rainbow – PURPLE! 131. Purple is the color of the daydreamer and fantasies. (40) 132. Purple can be used in design to highlight a premium service. (40) 133. Aged 18-25yrs see purple as sexy & rebellious. (40) 134. Purple works well with gold, taupe, turquoise, jade green, deep red, magenta and yellow. (40) 135. Violet is the color of visible light whereas purple is an even mixture of red & blue. (41) 136. Royalty is often associated with purple. (41) 137. Tyrian purple, the color of kings because of the expense to create, was made from a sea snail called murex. (41) 138. Angels and the Virgin Mary were painted during the Renaissance wearing purple. (41) 139. The British pre-Raphaelite painter Hughes painted romantic scenes using purple. (41) 140. The Austrian painter Klimt’s favorite color was purple. (41) 141. Purple occurs rarely in nature & was the 1st color to be synthesized. (41) 142. Light purples are light-hearted, floral, and romantic. (42) 143. Dark purples are intellectual and dignified. (42) 144. Only 2 countries have the color purple in their flag. (42) 145. Ancient Egyptians made purple dye with mulberry juice and crushed green grapes. (43) 146. Signac, Monet and Seurat used cobalt violet. (43) 147. 21st century politicians and business leaders wear the trendy purple necktie. (43) 148. Gold luxury items are often packaged in purple as the complementary color shows it off to its best advantage. (43) 149. The feminist movement of the 1970s used purple for the color of women’s liberation. (43) 150. According to Scriabin’s Musical Colour Wheel based on frequency, the note Db is the color PURPLE. (30) To continue on this discussion, here are the other posts in the Just PURPLE Blog Series… How to USE Color Theory to Define 9 Great PURPLE Color SchemesShades of Purple and the Hex CodesHow to Use PURPLE Successfully in Your Next Creative Project Just RED Just ORANGE Just YELLOW Just GREEN Just BLUE Just PURPLE Just WHITE Just BLACK Just GREY FREE PDF LIBRARY Join lots of other subscribers & receive instant access to my Library of Resources for MAKERS! Frankly, I'm a bit of an introvert & don't have that much to say really. I totally respect your privacy and promise not to fill your inbox with lots of junk.