Knitters truly are color lovers. These aren't your average socks... these wonderfully colorful knit socks show a wide variety of the endless possibilities for crafty knitters.
Title photo by paperfacets
by tua bella
Started 2/10/07, completed 3/6/07, but I wasn't working very much on them. The first sock went fast. I dawdled on the second.
The yarn is from KnitPicks, and was dyed specially for me by my awesome Secret Pal, Rachel. The stripes turned out perfectly!
The month of June marks the 100th Anniversary of Colour Film being widely available in the form of specialised plated designed by the Lumiere brothers in Lyons, France. In the shadow of many unsuccessful attempts to accomplish colour in common hands, the Lumiere product, called Autochrome plates, were turned out of their factories in numbers barely ducking below six-thousand a day.
It seems like anytime computers or video games are mentioned, somebody ends up talking about bits. Both processors and colour palettes can be measured this way, but what it means is less often received rather than an obscure idea of where in time something might have come from in time when someone says, for example, 8-bit.
The general rule of colour bits is the number of variations in a colour palette according to how many bits it is. In 4-bit colour, you have four base colours (greyscale, red, green, blue) and the variations of those colours are sixteen, as is four times four, and the palette becomes the series of bars below.
The world has seen thousands of artists and millions of great pieces of art, but we chose just a handful of pieces of art from some of greatest masters of painting to show a little of how they were inspired by color... or perhaps, how they inspire us with color.
Painted between 1503 and 1506 in Florence, Italy. It is painted using the sfumato method, a term coined by Leonardo referring to a painting technique in which translucent layers of paint are applied so subtly that there is no perceptible transition. Her enigmatic smile has been both evocative and cause of speculation as to whom she might be.
Your kidneys & liver are where the magic happens. Pee is made up of water and dissolved waste material from what you have been drinking and eating. It also includes material the body wants to eliminate, like dead blood cells and other things.
Urochrome is a yellow pigment that comes from the processing of dead blood cells in the liver. The liver protects your body from harmful substances by screening out the stuff in your blood that flows directly from your stomach and intestines.
Whether you have insurance or not, whether you're in the worst pain you've every felt in your life or not, it always seems like an extra hassle to get better sooner, because that means waiting for an hour, filling out paper work. Talking. Everyone hates going to the doctor's office.
Accompanied by synchronised music akin to the earliest of arcade games, which is wonderful, the varying block animations and sounds were put together in 1971. The video below is called Synchromy, and it was created by Norman McLaren, Scottish-born Canadian animator and film director. The series of colours and sounds build together, and become something incredible and stimulating even today. In all, the theme seems to be very playful and upbeat.
The 2007 NBA Finals were quickly swept by the San Antonio Spurs, but for those of you still wanting a little more NBA in your life... and a little more color, we've broken down the most popular winning colors in NBA Finals History.
White: 44 Championships
Gold: 23 Championships
Sugar is a powerful thing, don't let anyone tell you differently. When we were younger, sugar filled the imagination and conversations with others and suddenly everything became silly. Once we're older, sugar brings that child in us back out, and we're still driven crazy by it. Favourites were common, but everyone had several.
Here are five colourful, sugary things that I ate way too much of as a kid, and drove my mother crazy with.
Finally. Sunglasses for the eye alone.
Nike Vision has been putting out sport glasses for both UV protection and better vision that can withstand the pace of you. Available in grey-green or amber -- different colours for different situations -- their latest development has been tinted contact lenses called Nike MAXSIGHT that no only can carry your prescription, but can block harmful UV rays and keep what the MAXSIGHT campaign terms visual noise from building up near the retina that can blur vision.
To learn more about the product, and where you can get some of your own, visit Nike Vision and click on MAXSIGHT.