The Future is Purple.
Pantone 2018 colour of the year is Ultra-Violet 18-3838.

Purple is often associated with royalty, nobility, luxury, power, and ambition. Purple also represents meanings of wealth, extravagance, creativity, wisdom, dignity, grandeur, devotion, peace, pride, mystery, independence, and magic. Add some magic to your life in the New Year. Indulge! 

Cynthia Reyes’s book Myrtle the Purple Turtle is about loving your own shell. Celebrating what makes you stand out from the crowd and different. Written for ages 3-8, it is a universal story of standing up to bullying and nurturing pride and self-esteem. It is also on CQI Magazine’s List of “Must Read Books” for 2018.
Available through Amazon.ca

David Arathoon is a Toronto artist who paints in oils and has captured both creativity and peace in these two florals.

Irises and Cornflowers is an 8” x 10” oil on canvas

Lilac Time is a 20” x 16” oil on canvas

http://www.davidarathoonstudio.com/