Brown…everyone’s favorite color, right? It’s a main color around – in nature – right now, so I figured I’d go with it!
Hope you enjoy!
Brown is a composite color, made by mixing the colors red, black, and yellow or red, yellow, and blue
according to surveys in Europe and the U.S., brown is the least favorite color
obviously, the color brown is seen a lot in nature, eye color, hair color and skin pigmentation
the color is associated with plainness and poverty
Mummy brown was a pigment used in oil paints made from ground Egyptian mummies (I think I’ll pass on that one)
Van Dyck brown, known in Europe as Cologne earth or cassel earth, another natural earth pigment, made by decayed vegetable matter, used during the Renaissance through the 19th century. Takes its name from Anthony Van Dyck, but was used before that.
walnuts have been used to make dyes since antiquity
the Chestnut tree has also been used to make dyes, since ancient times; makes a beige or yellowish-brown dye
Idioms and expressions:
“brown as a berry” – deeply suntanned
“brown bag” – to bring your own lunch
“experience a brown out” – partial loss of electricity, not as severe as a black out
is friendly and welcoming, loyal, trustworthy, and reliable
honest, genuine and sincere
indicates common sense
is solid, with strength and maturity.
prefers to stay in its own safe little world, is not very spontaneous, and do not like surprises, many may think that makes it a little boring
light brown: friendly, welcoming, honest, sincere and genuine
dark brown: strong, but sometimes sad and depressing
beige: practical, conservative, reliable, loyal
How the color affects you:
provides a feeling of good health
stabilizes, brings you down to earth
adds order to your life
“Brown is a manly color” ~ Cassandra Clare
“Never underestimate the power of chocolate” ~ unknown
“Your eyes will be brown, a color that holds secrets well.”
~ Dawn Kurtagich
“Beautiful, beautiful, brown eyes.”
~ originally written by Alton Delmore and Arthur Smith
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Brown eyes: are quite a force to be reckoned with, straight shooters and honest to the point to be intimidating, faithful friends, but only allow a few lucky people into their circle, are not pretenders, they exemplify the phrase “what you see is what you get”
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