The Wonder of Color #4

Natures Gifts 9 x12_3630B “Natures Gifts” 2014 cjm

 “I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.”
E.E. Cummings
 

Today’s poem is not a poem but a heartfelt sentiment from
E.E. Cummings

Color Fact:

Did you know?

Issac Newton discovered that color was only possible as a byproduct of LIGHT!  In his experimentation, he proved that white light is composed of color particles.  It was his use of  prisms that showed the angles of refracted light as bands color.  He further distinguished 7 key boundaries defining what some might now refer to as ROYGBIV. Red, orange,yellow, green,blue,indigo and violet.  His discovery also led to one of the most useful tools for an artist,  the color wheel!

You can read more here: http://www.thestargarden.co.uk/NewtonAndLight.html

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