The ‘Pure Greys’ - a deceptively simple sequence of twelve steps between white and black.
Papers and Paints are frequently asked to make up colours in between each of these shades - it is possible to make up 18 such mini-steps - making a total of 210 possibilities.
This sort of exercise can be undertaken with most of our colours.

The ‘Pure Greys’ - a deceptively simple sequence of twelve steps between white and black.

Papers and Paints are frequently asked to make up colours in between each of these shades - it is possible to make up 18 such mini-steps - making a total of 210 possibilities.

This sort of exercise can be undertaken with most of our colours.

What links the (1) Arts Club with the (2) Handel House ?
Grey is the answer.  Both paint colours were supplied by Papers and Paints (1) is SC218 and (2) is PP6/3/08LKB
Photographs courtesy of (1) Dave M. Bennett - Getty Images & (2) Matthew Hollow

What links the (1) Arts Club with the (2) Handel House ?

Grey is the answer.  Both paint colours were supplied by Papers and Paints (1) is SC218 and (2) is PP6/3/08LKB

Photographs courtesy of (1) Dave M. Bennett - Getty Images & (2) Matthew Hollow

“Whiteness and all grey Colours between white and black, may be compounded of Colours, and the whiteness of the Sun’s Light is compounded of all the primary Colours mix’d in a due Proportion.”
Sir Isaac Newton
"Mythical Colour" - measuring a weathered door in the quest for that elusive blue-grey-green - "You know the sort of colour…".
An account of this colour that everyone seems to want can be found here.

"Mythical Colour" - measuring a weathered door in the quest for that elusive blue-grey-green - "You know the sort of colour…".

An account of this colour that everyone seems to want can be found here.

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