Mostly bright colours, but some richer ones.
Bit of a cliche
Lots of grey in almost every colour.
Black seemed right here, and a very pale brown.
Artificial - difficult to get colours this bright by mixing paints!
Oh look, I missed the turquoise
Surprised to find that red and yellow can be dull.
(So surprised that I didn't dare add them in paint - oops)
Mainly grey - even more than for sad.
The next suggested pair was active/passive, but I wasn't really inspired by that. So I chose to do this one instead. I've been thinking about this because of some of the references to feminist ideas in The Textile Book.
I'm thinking some other words that might evoke distinctive colour collections ... limpid/ mysterious, healthy/ sick; ecto-, meso- and endomorph; even sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic! Watch this space.
I think this one worked well. The strong colours reflecting the decisive
and not very nuanced part of me that I think of as masculine.