Monday Moodboard: Blue as the Ocean, Blue as the TARDIS

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I'm feeling kind of blue, but I'm not feeling kind of sad -- in fact, I'm feeling kind of inspired and dare I say, FANTASTIC. Here's a peek on what's fueling my creativity this week on my first installment of Monday Moodboard. Hope it helps!

Inspiration comes in many forms. But then again, you could say that sometimes, it does not come at all. You have to go out and look for it.

Image from journal.neilgaiman.com

This past weekend, I’ve finally found a copy of Neil Gaiman's latest book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, two weeks after its release. Usually, I’m not the type of person who purchases a book immediately after it was launched (with the exception of Harry Potter) but there was something about this book that drew me in. I’ve been experiencing what I would call a creative flunk these past months, and Ocean was just the thing that I needed. Fantastic. Brilliant.

L-CA+ photos by Neil Gaiman

Speaking of fantasy, I started watching Doctor Who a while back and just like millions of other people, I found it highly entertaining. Its universe is so diverse and multifaceted, with all its wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff, that even the most casual Whovian would have a field day.

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Without a doubt, the most recognizable element in this TV series is the TARDIS (aka THE blue police box). It’s dressed in such a brilliant shade of blue that I’m pretty sure that people who’ve watched this show would easily associate this color to great adventures — I know I do!

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In case you’re wondering, the hex code for the color above is #102372. The shade is called “Deep Koamaru” but I’m already filing a petition to change it into “TARDIS Blue.”

Though apparently, the official (aka BBC-approved) color of the TARDIS is Pantone 2955 C. In hex code, that’s either #003D6B (Regal Blue) or #003865 (Midnight Blue).

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But whether the official shade or not, its pretty safe to say that this is the kind of blue that won’t make me feel sad anytime soon!

Allons-y!

written by geegraphy on 2013-07-01 in #news

4 Comments

  1. kleinerkaries
    kleinerkaries ·

    Geronimo!

  2. blueskyandhardrock
    blueskyandhardrock ·

    Yay! Thanks for posting the hex code for "Tardis Blue" fellow Whovian! Real nervous about who the new Doctor will be but first I'm looking forward to that 50th anniv episode - David Tennant, yeah!

  3. feelux
    feelux ·

    Brilliant! Fannntastic! Hahah as @blueskyandhardrock said, thanks for posting the hex code for TARDIS blue ahaha! Blink is by far my favorite episode to recommend to others ahaha and yeah looking forward to that 50th anniv episode too :D

  4. feelux
    feelux ·

    And as for the Gaiman book, how is it? I didn't know he released a new book ahaha save for that Chu's Day book ahaha I'm also a Gaiman fan haha :)

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