Ultramarine is a vivid intense shade of blue. Ultramarine is often described as a color that is beyond the sea deep blue. Thanks to it's vibrant, rich color ultramarine was highly sought after and used to add luscious detail to works of art. As a pigment, ultramarine was first made by powdering the semi-precious stone Lapis Lazul… Continue reading Word Nerd: Ultramarine
Mimsy describes one who is rather feeble, unhappy or affected. Mimsy is a rather delightful word created and used by Lewis Carroll inThe Jabberwocky. In Through the Looking-Glass Humpty-Dumpty explains that mimsy is a blend of the words flimsy and miserable thus meaning unhappy. Mimsy is known by other spellings, most notably mimzy or mimsey… Continue reading Word Nerd: Mimsy
“In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.” ~ Marc Chagall Life has so many depths, details, lines, and layers, and yet there is one key element that ties it all together into one lush, extraordinary… Continue reading Monday Mantra 182 – In our life there is a single color…It is the color of love.