4.10.2012

Color Study: Shades of Gray

For this week's color study, I wanted to take a closer look at the color gray.  While it is often thought of as dull, I love the beauty in its subtlety.  In college I studied color theory, and one of the things that really stuck with me was a project on chromatic gray.  The variances and hue within gray really are amazing.  I hope that this post encourages you to take a look at the colors of gray around you.
  

15 comments:

  1. I think that gray is fantastic! I love this study. It seems to evoke many feelings from happy to moody. It is all beautiful! Sorry for the mix up this week. Ha! But I love the outcome :) XO brynn

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  2. these posts are by far my favorite of yours! I love colors but have to say I've been in a gray period for a couple years - I love it! great photos

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    1. Thanks Alex! These posts are my favorite as well, so I am glad that you are enjoying them. I love color, and stopping every week to look at a different shade or combination really inspires me. Sometimes it's challenging, and other times they just come together. I'll definitely be continuing with this series.

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  3. Love love love this! i really really love gray. this was an amazing color study.

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  4. Gray is such a calming color. Really loving your color studies!

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  5. I always love your color study features, Becca. Beautiful photos!

    xo-meg

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  6. Oooh Becca I love this study. That shot of the glasses is gorgeous. It's so true, I always think of grey as being kind of dreary, but these shots are giving me second thought. :)

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  7. I've been totally enamored with gray lately too. I wrote about it on my blog back in December, and I feel the same way--I don't think it's somber at all, but instead soft and comforting, and it can have so much depth. I love your photos--especially the close up of the colored pencils and the papers just after it. I stumbled across your blog lately, and I've really been enjoying it. Just thought I'd say hello to a fellow "gray enthusiast". :)

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  8. Beautiful details. Love the way the "essence" of grey is captured in these pictures. I have a ton of grey in my wardrobe and wear items monochromatically and they always turn out amazingly! Took a peek at the rest of your blog and love what you have. Your newest follower here. Don't be a stranger :) x

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  9. So pretty - absolutely love this post. I recognize a J.Crew tee and mom's silverware! xo

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  10. Beautiful images - love the different tones!

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  11. beautiful images. Gray is my favorite "neutral" to decorate. About to take the plunge and dye my Memaw's vintage chenille blanket gray to hide the "love" (aka ware)
    xx

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  12. I am a huge fan of gray, and how well it compliments spring's pastels. This entry posting is some kind of beautiful!

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  13. I love the gray, that third picture looks like some mercury glass vases that I have and adore!

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  14. So gorgeous Becca, in love with this collection of photos.

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