Thursday, February 05, 2015

Vermilion (also spelled vermillion) is a red pigment and color

Vermilion is a brilliant red or scarlet pigment originally made from the powdered mineral cinnabar, and is also the name of the resulting color. It was widely used in the art and decoration of Ancient Rome, in the illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages, in the paintings of the Renaissance, and in the art and lacquerware of China, where it is often called “Chinese Red”.

Hex triplet #E34234
sRGB (r, g, b) (227, 66, 52)
CMYK (c, m, y, k) (0, 84, 71, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (5°, 77%, 89%)

A “Chinese red” lacquerware roundbox from the Qing dynasty (1736-1795), from the National Museum of China in Beijing.

Chinese red

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Scarlet (color)

Scarlet is a bright red with a slightly orange tinge. In the spectrum of visible light, and on the traditional color wheel, it is one-fourth of the way between red and orange, slightly less orange than vermilion.

Hex triplet #FF2400
sRGB (r, g, b) (255, 36, 0)
CMYK (c, m, y, k) (0, 86, 100, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (8.5°, 100%, 100%)

Scarlet, on a traditional color wheel, is one quarter of the way between the colors red and orange. It is the color worn by a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. This is Cardinal Théodore-Adrien Sarr of Senegal.


Sunday, September 23, 2012

The color red evokes extreme emotions in everyone

It is a passionate color that can lead to violence and warfare, or the flush of love that transcends time. It is power, the banner that leads the troops to war, and a warning of danger up ahead. Red is the symbol of courage and sacrifice, life and death.

It is Cupid on one end and the Devil on the other.

Red roses are a symbol of one's undying love.
The blood of life is red.
Love red roses, rosy red lips, red hearts, sexy red dress.

Red is the color of blood and often symbolizes guilt, sin, and anger.

Sin and Guilt.

Red is love and Red is Hate. Love and Hate.
It is Cupid and the Devil. Good and Evil.
It is Life and it is Death.

The thief was caught red-handed.
Prostitutes inhabit the red-light district.
Red Flags and Warnings.
Honor and Loyality.

Red is the color of passion, lust, and love.
It is the symbol of beauty.

Red is strong and passionate.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Chili pepper

Red Common Connotations

Aggression, anger, love, negativity, passion, socialism, communism, Valentine's Day, heat, fire, beauty, hunger, leadership, masculinity, injury, danger, blood, Christmas, volcanoes, conservatism (US), error, courage, stop, failure, drug intolerance, wrong way, death, Christianity, war

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


A tube of lipstick.

Saturday, July 04, 2009


Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Are You Color Blind?

Color blindness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This image contains the number 37, but someone who is protanopic may not be able to see it:

This image shows a number 44 or 49, but someone who is deuteranopic may not be able to see it:

This image shows the number 56, but someone who is tritanopic may not be able to see it:

This image shows the number 83:

Ishihara color test - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Example of an Ishihara color test plate. The numeral "74" should be clearly visible to viewers with normal color vision. Viewers with dichromat or anomalous trichromat may read it as "21", and viewers with achromat may see nothing:

An 1895 illustration of normal vision and various kinds of color blindness:

Тест на дальтонизм

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Red - X11 color names

HTML nameHex code
Decimal code
Red colors:
Pink colors:

Sunday, January 04, 2009