Write 31 Days: Instagram Series

I still remember the click of the metal tin. The smooth forms in perfect order, resting silently in hollow beds. Pencils. Waiting to be swept up in passionate fingers, begging to sing onto the page. My eyes scanned hungrily over the names- Vermillion, Emerald Green, Burnt Umber. Somehow they seemed enchanted, a word giving untold magic to the living colour.

I’ve never been able to artistically capture that hovering swirl and pour it onto a page, except in the form of words. Words are my magic, my portal to other realms. Photos are the closest medium I have for expressing the physical form of that creativity – harnessing the vibrancy of the moment and capturing it for pondering over later.

This month I’m linking these loves – photographs, colours, words through the Write 31 Days Instagram Series challenge.

If you want to challenge yourself, join me! Or just follow along here or over on Instagram.

1. Sky Blue

2. Rose pink

3. Chocolate

4. Mineral green

5. Violet

6. Amethyst

7. Ruby

8. Ash gray

9. Apricot

10. Beige

11. Raven

12. Sapphire

13. Burnt Umber

14. Terracotta

15. Deep Vermillion

16. Cobalt Blue

17. Gunmetal Grey

18. Juniper Green

19. Straw Yellow

20. Aquamarine

21. Indigo

22. Cedar Green

23. Crimson Lake

24. Acqua

25. Mustard

26. Prussian Blue

27. Cadmium Yellow

28. French Gray

29. Champagne

30. Midnight Blue

31. Geranium Lake

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