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Violet is not purple

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Please submit your images of all things coloured violet. Although they seem interchangeable, violet is not purple. Both colours are created by combining red and blue, but violet is deeper with more blue tones, compared to purple which has more red in its composition.

Pantone's colour of 2018 is in fact "Ultra Violet" which is slightly misleading, as ultra violet is not a colour that most humans can see because it is outside the visible spectrum. Apparently, Claude Monet was able to see it as a colour after an operation, which removed the entire lens of his left eye, at 82 years of age. This is a bit of a drastic measure however, so just do your best. Think violet, not purple!

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18 June 2018

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