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← Sky-blue-pink. A colour never before seen?

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Thinking out loud, some colors like basic brown, tan, blue and green are often found in nature. Other colors like hot pink, purple and dayglo orange are rarely found in nature (unless you're scuba diving or looking at a flower or a rainbow). Before modern paints, dyes and color photography were invented people were not exposed to the incredible range of highly saturated colors we experience today, and some people experienced very few colors (mostly muddy earth tones) throughout their lives. The world of vibrant color that we take for granted today didn't always exist.

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