Colors Galore

Quick References for writing and thinking about illustrations:

REDS

Amaranth

Auburn

Burgundy

Cardinal

Carmine

Cerise

Chestnut

Crimson

Dark Red

Electric Crimson

Fire Brick

Flame

Folly

Fuchsia

Lust

Magenta

Raspberry

Red Violet

Redwood

Rose

Rosewood

Ruby

Rust

Scarlet

Terra Cotta

Tuscan Red

Vermilion

Wine

Alizarin Crimson

 

ORANGE

Amber

Apricot

Bittersweet

Brown

Burnt Orange

Carrot Orange

Champagne

Coral

Dark Salmon

Deep Carrot Orange

Desert Orange

Flame

Gamboge

Gold

International Orange

Lion

Mahogany

Old Gold

Orange Red

Orange Peel

Papaya

Peach Orange

Peach Yellow

Persian Orange

Portland Orange

Princeton Orange

Pumpkin

Ripe Orange

Rust Orange

Safety Orange

Salmon

Sunset Orange

Tangelo

Tangerine

 

YELLOW

Amber

Apricot

Beige

Buff

Cream

Dark Goldenrod

Ecru

Gold

Goldenrod

Green Yellow

Jasmine

Jonquil

Khaki

Lemon Chiffon

Lime

Lion

Maize

Mikado Yellow

Naples Yellow

Navajo White

Olive

School Bus Yellow

Sunglow

Vanilla

 

GREEN

Apple Green

Asparagus

Bright Green

Chartreuse

Dark Olive

Dark Spring Green

Fern Green

Forest Green

Green-Yellow

Harlequin

Honeydew

Hunter Green

India Green

Islamic Green

Jungle Green

Lawn Green

Lime

Lima Bean Green

Mantis

Mint

Mint  Cream

Office Green

Olive

Olive Drab

Pathalo Green

Pigment Green

Pine Green

Pistachio

Sea Green

Shamrock Green

Spring Green

Teal

Yellow Green

 

BLUE

Air Force

Alice Blue

Azure

Baby Blue

Bondi Blue

Carolina Blue

Celeste

Cerulean

Cobalt Blue

Cornflower Blue

Cyan

Dark Blue 

Deep Sky Blue

Dodge Blue

Egyptian Blue

Electric Blue

Eton Blue

Federal Blue

Glaucous

Electric Indigo

Iris

Light Blue

Marjorelle Blue

Maya Blue

Midnight Blue

Navy Blue

Non-photo 

Oxford 

Palatinate 

Periwinkle

Persian

Phthalo blue

Powder blue

Prussian Blue

Royal Blue

Sapphire

Sky Blue

Steel Blue

Teal

Tiffany Blue

True Blue

Tufts Blue

Turquoise

Ultamarine