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Colorful Clues in Creation

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And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald (Revelation 4:3).

The world around us is made up of an amazing array of chemicals. We find these in nature and create them in laboratories for many different purposes. One of the wonderful things about these substances is the colors they create. While God could have created the world in shades of brown and gray, he chose to make things in an amazing array of vibrant colors. We find these colors in the flowers that carpet a mountain meadow, the wings of a butterfly dancing on a breeze, and the brush strokes of a master artist upon a canvas.

In this interactive workshop, you will learn more about how the colors you see around you every day can be used to create art, communicate messages, and even solve mysteries. You will learn about the interaction of light and pigments and how our eyes see the brilliant colors that surround us. Using the technique of paper chromatography, you will catch a criminal and learn how to create a colorful work of art.

Roger Patterson: Roger Patterson earned his BS Ed degree in biology from Montana State University.

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