As you know, I’m a big fan of Pantone*, the company that sets many a color standard for a wide range of industries, and provides helpful products and resources as well. You’ve probably seen their Color of the Year stories (UltraViolet for 2018), for example.
Today, I ran across another fun little thing on Pantone’s site: their color IQ test! You just rearrange color tiles into a sequence that creates a smooth gradient from one color to another. It looks (but only looks) simple enough.
Here are the four color sequences that comprise the test:
Even though they’re calling this an IQ test, the objective is to get as low a score as possible (first test I’ve taken where I wanted to get a zero!). So it’s all in fun, but I found it really interesting, and I hope you’ll try it too. Who knows? This color-sequencing skill just may come in handy the next time you’re trying to figure out how to make two radically different colors blend together, whether you’re dyeing yarn or designing a bedroom. Enjoy!
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