In each installment, a guest writer chooses one Pantone color they find particularly meaningful, intriguing, or just aesthetically beautiful—and tells us why.

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By Wendy Csoka, an artist

Blue is a beautiful color that heightens all the other colors around it. It can act as the background color in a painting or stand out as line itself because it holds up so well. It is a color that is part of our environment; the sky, the oceans, all around. It is a color that calms the mind. Although I love all colors, blue filters through in my work quite often. There is a wholesome energy to blue. When you start to notice it, you realize blue is everywhere, in all that you see.

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