Color Thesaurus
http://anthony.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/trivia_about_colors.pdf
This has different pictures and information concerning the origins of many unusual color names.

 

This is a version of the color thesaurus that I handed out in class. Students can (and should!) use this to make their writing more descriptive and AWESOME!

Colors are roughly arranged so that the lightest and brightest are at the top of each list and the darkest and most subdued are towards the bottom.

PDF Visuals for Color Words   --  This is what I think of when I think of the different colors on the Color Thesaurus. You may think of slightly different colors!
PDF Single Page Color Thesaurus   --  This is the same color words, but condensed onto one page front and back.