Interesting "facts" on PINK
The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Sports teams sometimes paint the locker rooms used by opposing teams bright pink so their opponents will lose energy.1
The Effects of the Color Pink
Pink is a mixture of red and white. The use of the word for the color we know today as pink was first recorded in the late 17th century.
Although the pink is roughly considered just as a tint of red, in fact most variations of pink lie between red, white and magenta colors. This means that the pink's hue is somewhat between red and magenta.[
The Meaning of the color Pink The color and material used in Elizabethan Clothing was extremely important. People who could wear the color Pink was dictated by English Law! These were called the Sumptuary Laws. The colors of Elizabethan clothes, including the color Pink, provided information about the status of the man or woman wearing them. This was not just dictated by the wealth of the person, it also reflected their social standing. The meaning of colors during the Elizabethan era represented many aspects of their life - the social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism was reflected in the color Pink!4
Now that you know the "facts", my pink for the day is from a nursery I painted for a client. You have to look close to see that the faces of the children are actually photographs worked into the painting of sisters and cousins.
Even the family dog got into the picture. This room was all yellow (rather bright for my taste but it was already done when I arrived.) The mural covered just one wall in the room.
Hope you enjoyed your visit at the paint splash.
Make sure you visit as many of the other blogs listed on Pink Saturday and say a special thanks to Beverly for hosting this great link party.
1 Infoplease Color Psychology
2 Squidoo: All about the color pink