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Having Fun Naming Colors? :)

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danpuzzle

I recently discovered Colour Lovers.com and the first time I saw it I was hooked on it because a get a chance to name colors which is actually Fun :)

By the way, Please Check out and Puzzle Skratch! Page on Facebook thanks! :D

silverbirds

Yeah! I agree! I think it is really fun! The most of the time I absolutely invent the names of the colors and these names often make me laugh because they make no sense and some of them sound really funny! I imagine all of us saying, for example:

"I bought an amaioio t-shirt."
Amaioio" />
"Look how beautiful my new mamipapi trousers are!."
Mamipapi" />

Hahaha, yeeeeeah!

Vanilla Angel Imp

I'm so un-creative with naming. >w<

danpuzzle

hahaha thats funny silverbirds! :) i'm using my "named" colors as reference in mixing paints :)

danpuzzle

Vanilla Angel Imp wrote:
I'm so un-creative with naming. >w<


don't over-think about the name :) i always put "Puzzle" on my colors to have my trademark :)

MakSim

Vanilla Angel Imp wrote:
I'm so un-creative with naming. >w<

It's ok Imp. I usually name my pallets after people (such as Nyusha) and colors after a song or lyrics from a song. The only exception is "Platye" from my "Marina Maksimova" Pallete... Platye (the dark green) means 'dress' in Russian...and Platye is the color for the dress. Naming colors in foreign languages is great too. :) Hope this helped.

maza548

its awesome how you can name a color, the red one its for love the yellow its for jealous hahaha its great

ちょわ もさ

when you have named some 1000 colors, I suppose we should be tired of naming the colors !

sundancer

I'm running out of color name ideas! LOL

ちょわ もさ

sundancer wrote:
I'm running out of color name ideas! LOL


I never run out of that. I keep it simple.

STRiPESandShades

I like picking color names wondering what poor sap will end up making a palette/pattern with them:

Firefly_Butt
AbductedBytheDutch
What_She_Said

Also, "Color Me Impressed"!
Impressed

thicket

I love naming the colours. I like to pretend I'm naming makeup. :P Sometimes I think about getting the various micas & creating my own makeup palettes named after the colours I've made.

STRiPESandShades

CL should make a makeup line! Or find a company that will do custom eyeshadow palettes and team up so we can wear our creations!

thicket wrote:
I love naming the colours. I like to pretend I'm naming makeup. :P Sometimes I think about getting the various micas & creating my own makeup palettes named after the colours I've made.

sundancer

STRiPESandShades wrote:
CL should make a makeup line! Or find a company that will do custom eyeshadow palettes and team up so we can wear our creations!


Ahahaha!!! I'm way ahead of you. I actually proposed this A WHILE back and only one person responded. Origamimei. My business is Eskimo Kissez and i make custom bath, body, and beauty products. My idea was to have a color naming contest for my eyeshadow on colourlovers and the winners got the eyeshadows named with their colors and won free eyeshadow but maybe no one saw my post. In fact, i can't even find it myself!

Here's my website
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eighteyed
eighteyed
Posted 1 hour ago
1. I don't care whether you support my campaign or not. Besides, thoughts of witch hunts, branding irons, welts, etc. are perverse, those pictures all come from you, I deny them. My ultimate rebuke, after a lot of explaining, and encouragement, tells someone I can't respect their actions because they violate my code of honor, after which I ignore them until they shape up. I don't go any further. So it's best you don't participate in the proposed action. If that is the way you think, I certainly would never hire you for faculty in a private school.

2. Damages in euros etc. I am not discussing. I'm talking about Art. Best practices, and originality. If someone doesn't care about those after mild and mannered discussion, when you confront them with date stamped proof of their actions, then I cannot further respect them as an artist. I'm free to speak my mind about that. That doesn't mean I want them to quit the site or go jump off a bridge, certainly not hang them. That just means I know how they behave going forward, and I'm free to form an opinion about them. People can form whatever opinion about me in return, based on my art, actions and deeds. I've worked hard to become an asset to this site. I like to think I have earned respect because of it. But I never count on it.

3. I don't care whether you could follow every minute of this discussion for two weeks. I don't care that my discussion about and endorsement of appropriate shame appears in a forum that appears around the world. That's what public forums are for. People should be able to speak their minds, right or wrong, and be able to freely make mistakes, or conversely, excellent points. When a topic has had no action for two weeks, you should understand it's a dead topic. If you revive it, you beat a dead horse, or you're trying to begin a new horse beating. I bet you didn't even look at the date. That is on you.

4. You are correct that memories attatched to shaming are carried for a long time, that is my point. "If my mother had caught me doing such a thing, she would have tanned my behind." "My old teacher would have had a heart attack." "My grandparents would be rolling in their graves." "My sister would have been so disappointed in me," etc. Those are generally good lessons, that we have internalized, admitted to, and grown past. Administered to us by people who care.
Just Perfect Color
Just Perfect Color
Posted 4 hours ago
If you propose, I will support your shaming campaign so long as we can make branding irons, heat them up, and burn the imprints into the foreheads of those an angry mob decides are offenders.

Intellectual property claims, whether exact duplicates, are absolutely irrelevant given the nature of this site. Why in the world would you post things to a site like this hoping people, all over the world, would respect your rights? Some of them live in countries that do not have to by the way.

And how have you, save for your ego, been damaged by all this? You have lost millions of euros or dollars through plagarism on this site? Sorry, but you just seem too emotionally charged to be rational.

This is plain and simple, dangerous and stupid. Beyond that, as I have said before, you could really hurt somebody if you are wrong in your witch hunt. It is usually much to late to say sorry to someone when its over because, you know? They would be damaged goods from your crusade.

PS. Sorry I could not follow this discussion every minute for two weeks. Sometimes I have other places to visit and other sites on which to spend my time and attention. I really appreciated your observation though so I read all the comments over the two weeks. I think I am up to speed.

PSS. Shaming anyone builds the memories they will remember later; even if they survive the shaming, hazing, shunning or whatever you want to call it. Such encounters shape their lives and attitudes forever and always. They might forgive, but they will always remember.
Just Perfect Color
Just Perfect Color
Posted 4 hours ago
If you are talking about me, I am flattered. I have never been called both at the same time as I remember. Thank you so much!

If you are done breathing fire out your nose, and can ever possibly calm down? Could you bring yourself to listen to those trying to help you in this? May I suggest something to you? With fire extinguisher in hand? And a dragon slayer on the roof of my condo building?

If you are not already a member, think about joining the Graphic Artists Guild. It is one of the best artists' rights orgs in the US. Members get all sorts of benefits including legal advice (to a point) in a pinch. Lots of pattern repeat designers are members. You might get more enthusiasm there but not for a shaming campaign.
OrigamiMei
OrigamiMei
Posted 4 hours ago
That website is brilliant, Deslyn! Thank you for sharing it with us.

DeslynBrown wrote:
One website I use frequently is encycolorpedia.com. You might want to input your color there and then check out the pentadic or hexadic sections. This will give you different colors all around the color wheel that complement the original color in some way, and each color is of the exact same saturation and lightness levels, which is what I believe you're looking for. You would want to alter the "S" and "V", but not the "H". Here is an example of the color you gave here:

http://i59.tinypic.com/oa67g4.jpg
eighteyed
eighteyed
Posted 4 hours ago
My goodness, you are literal. As well as irrelevant. Bless your heart.

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