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Crayola Challenge: Aquamarine

I've started a new photo challenge for 2011, Crayola Colors. Having completed the alphabet challenge last year, Sarah and I decided to do a color challenge, but not just any colors, the original box of 64 Crayola Crayon colors. We've removed 12 colors so that we have 52, 1 per week. We're a bit behind, but we'll catch up somewhere along the way. Come back regularly for updates to see the rest of the list:

Aquamarine
Bittersweet
Black
Blue
Blue Gray
Blue Green
Brick Red
Brown
Cadet Blue
Carnation Pink
Chestnut
Copper
Cornflower
Forest Green
Gold
Gray
Green
Green Blue
Lavender
Lemon Yellow
Magenta
Mahogany
Maize
Maroon
Melon
Midnight Blue
Mulberry
Navy blue
Olive Green
Orange
Orange Red
Orchid
Periwinkle
Pine Green
Plum
Raw Umber
Red
Red Orange
Red Violet
Salmon
Sea Green
Sepia
Silver
Sky Blue
Spring Green
Turquoise Blue
Violet (Purple)
Violet Blue
Violet Red
White
Yellow
Yellow Green

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