fiery flame, marigold, mango & mandarin.
Ever wonder which was named first?
The word “orange” was taken from the eponymous fruit, introduced to English via the Spanish word naranja, which in turn came from the Sanskrit word nāraṅga.
Art is Everywhere!
Looking for colors in everyday places can spark creative ideas. Where can you find orange around you?
You can always join me in Pinterest for color inspiration.
Show ‘n’ Tell
For TWELVTY this year I’m making a series of small mixed media pieces for each color. They range in size from postcard size (ish) down to really-weeny-small.
At the end of the project I’ll assemble them into some bigger multicolored somethings. For now I’m focussed on one color at a time, and playing with ideas. Every month I’ll share some of my process with you here in this blog.
Here is how my month of orange took shape.
These are some of my favourite bits I worked on during the month of Orange. Some feel like finished pieces, and some might get combined together when I return to them at the end of the year.
For now I’m setting these aside to make way for the final step in this adventure: Orange-Yellow.
Would you like to play?
TWELVTY is a project anyone can join, at any time. It can be as big or as small as you like. It’s yours to make your own. Get your free TWELVTY Guide here
Follow my journey around the color wheel as next month is all about Orange-Yellow.
Hi – I’m Mixy!
I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.
I love to share what I’m making, and I hope it brings some inspiration to your creative time.
You can see what I’m making on this blog, and in these places too
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