Describe it: Shades of Red

People are less likely to know what you mean if you use Alizarin red. Another thing to watch out for is if it makes sense in context. “His hair was as red as fresh, summer rhubarb”, is not…

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Describe it: Shades Of Green

A colour name existing doesn’t mean that it will translate well, or mean anything, in writing. Generally, people will know fern green as they’ve likely seen a fern before. People are less likely to know what you mean if you use Cal Poly Green. Another thing to watch out for is if it makes sense in context. “She was …

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