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Crayon: Atomic Tangerine
Intro Year:1972
Original Box:Box of 72

Unique Color Information

Personality Traits
radiant energy, heat, glowing, setting sun, hot

Cultural Meanings
In Ireland, orange is associated with the protestant religion.

Fun Facts
Black boxes on airplanes are painted orange so that they are more visible to the human eye. If you dream of the color orange it means that there will be an unexpected change in your life. Orange is a stimulant for the healing process. It helps broaden the mind and deal with life issues and career. Orange has the optical illusion of bringing objects into the foreground.

Orange blossoms have been used as symbols of love.*

Contrasting and Complementary Colors
The contrasting color for orange is blue. When orange and blue are put together it gives the impression of strength, which is why it is used on laundry detergent bottles. Orange works well with other hot colors such as red and yellow. Because orange is so bright it is best to group it with balanced colors such as gray and black.

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Coloring & Activities
No.46 Atomic Tangerine
No.46 Atomic Tangerine Sudoku A-2
Sudoku A-2