mummy brown

Dec 13, 2019

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
  • rustic
  • 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
  • wikipedia
  • 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

Hope you have a great day!

Thanks for stopping by!!

click on either image to see what I have available at Picfair and Pinterest

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”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Love Is The Answer

Murray Robertson (photography & poems)

I make photographs and poems to please myself (and share them to please you).


I speak my heart out.

The Crumbling Facade

Authentic musings of the mind

Desert flower

living in the vibe of my emotions


menjelajah dunia seni tanpa meninggalkan sains


Until I know this sure uncertainty, I'll entertain the offered fallacy.


Moments captured worth a thousand words

Waves and Wonders

Amy Medina Photography

where the inspiration lies

doing a thing of what I want

My Soul In A Piece Of Paper

Diary Of A Born Again Black Woman


get up, stand up for your rights!


Here I am to share my experiences with you, let's explore it together


That's knocking my mind right now

Ángel Miguel, fotógrafo de ilusiones.

En esos momentos donde fotografiando “paramos” el tiempo, busco expresar mi ilusión por este lenguaje, mi deseo es que ellas hablen por mí.

Yolanda - "Det här är mitt privata krig"

Att vara annorlunda/att inte passa in i samhällets ramar

%d bloggers like this: