hello. this is my car. it's really old. i used to drive it when i wasa very small, tiny baby. i've had this carfor a long time. let me ask you something. what colour is my car? if you said, mmm,like, i don't know. take a good look. what colour?
black and black here, and thenlike yellow or something. you are... you're right, but mm-mm, that's kind of wrongbecause there are not just yellows or blacks in the world of carpaint anymore. so, if you're looking to fix up an old car likethis and make it your baby, make it beautiful, if you're into reconditioning old cars, orif you're into interior design, painting, painting your house a new colour, andyou go to the paint store and you say: "definitely i would like tohave a blue living room", the people that work at the paintstore are going to do this:
-"what colour blue?" -"uh, blue. maybe light blue, dark blue. that'swhat i got, light blue, dark blue." so what i'm going to teach you today is allabout colours, but shades of colours and the super crazy names that we have for them,because it's not just green anymore. my jacket, it's not green. it's kelly green, thank you. mm-hmm. sherry from hong kong,this lesson's for you.
hi. i miss you. [laughs] cherry, sherry, sherry? cherry! what colour do youthink cherry is? what colour is a cherry? red. so, let's start off with red. colours? these are names of colours, but wechange them up, we play with them.
so, you guys knowthe colour red. have you heard ofthe colour crimson? it means red. so, all of these ones arecolour-coded to help you. if you're colour-blind, good luck;everything's kind of the same. so, how do we get thesestrange colours? we will name coloursafter food or drink. so, we've got crimson, we've gonewine-delicious-and another food is a cherry. cherries and wine, they're red.
they're different shades ofred, but they're still red. we also name coloursafter flowers. a geranium is a flower. guess what colour it is? it's red. it can be pink, too,but that's okay. so, sometimes maybe you want to buy red paint,you go to the store and it's called geranium or poppy. so, this just means red.
moving right along. we have black. now, black is notjust black anymore. black has changed to ebony,onyx-great band, by the way-raven... raven's a bird. so, we name colours afteranimals, food, and flowers. sable, and then wehave night shade. when i was younger i had a car that was nightshade, so at nighttime it was black, but in the daylight it wasnot blue, navy.
cool car. cool colour. got dirty a lot. night shade. next up, not justpurple anymore. we have the flower of lavender, wehave lilac, which is another flower. this is one of myfavourites: mauve. now, it looks like mowawu,mauve, but it's actually mauve. we have plum, which is a food; violet, whichis a flower; and amethyst, which is a type...
a type of stone or a mineral. i was born in february, somy ring is an amethyst. it's purple. moving right along, grey. we have ash,battleship-mm-hmm-dove. did you know that dovesand pigeons are the same? except doves are white and grey. oyster, delicious food. we have a stone, stone grey,good colour for your house.
and we also have gun metal. so, gun metal, battleship. we're getting some war themesgoing on in this paint. back to the fruits andveggies, we have orange. we have cantaloupe. now, a cantaloupe is a fruit. the inside of thecantaloupe, it's orange. carrot, marigold.marigold's a flower. and we also have tangerine.
it looks like an orange. it's a little bitsmaller than an orange. we also have the colour orange. no? not funny yet? green, lots of food,lots of things in our... in nature are green. so we have one of my favourite, avocado,which is how you make guacamole. so, avocado is a darker green. lime green.
the inside of my fantabulousjacket is lime. the outside, kelly. we have this very, very crazy colourcalled chartreuse, that's green. jade. have you watched jade's videos? did you know that she'snot green at all? jade is a type of stone. we have kelly. hi, kelly.
and we also have sage. sage is a type ofherb or a plant. it's green. see how this is working out? then we have blue. sapphire. sapphireis a dark blue. and even darker thansapphire is navy. now, sometimes navy looks black. you have to be reallycareful about this one.
we also have baby blue. why is your baby blue? there's something wrong. okay? you need to check on the baby. we also have sky blue. that makes sense becausethe sky is blue. why the sky is blue,i don't know. this would be babyblue or sky blue. we also have indigo,ronnie's favourite colour.
indigo is a mix ofpurple and blue. it doesn't get purple,it gets blue. cobalt. now, cobalt is a very, verybright, wonderful blue. let me find somethingcobalt for you. this would beconsidered cobalt blue. sometimes it's calledelectric blue. i didn't know electricityhad a colour. and also latin-speak-, speaking people,you might recognize this: azure.
azul, azure. get it? blue? it's all blue. blue, blue, blue, blue, blue. this is yellow. what? this is green. i don't have a yellow marker. that's okay. so yellow we can call amber,which is also a person's name.
now, amber is a girl's name and it's also atype of stone, like an amethyst or an emerald or a sapphire. blonde, mmm, blondebeer, delicious. get what colour itis, it's yellow. some people haveblonde hair, not me. gold, oh, you guys know gold. gold is darker. and then we have ourfood, represent, lemon. and, oo, sunshine yellow.
maybe you want to paint your kitchen sunshineyellow so that when you wake up in the morning it's sunshine. or you might just want lemon. there's a difference. go to your paint store. next up we have the lightershade of red, which is pink. it can be called salmon, the fish;rose, a beautiful flower; blush. blush is a verb. it's what happens when you get embarrassed,your cheeks go pink or red, and you blush.
we also have peach, whichis a fruit, and coral. coral is something that is alive inthe ocean and fish live in there. i guess it's pink. white. now, if you've ever had to buy white paint,you're in for a treat because they have frosted; milk or cream-very different-alabaster, whichis a white mineral, it's white; or pearl. all of these just meandifferent shades of white. so, if you're into colours and you have afavourite colour, there's probably another crazy name for it.
the other cool thing you can do isyou can make up a name for stuff, like jobby brown. i'll be back with more colours.