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Article: Paint With BPBN: Paint Colors to Inspire Creativity

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Paint With BPBN: Paint Colors to Inspire Creativity

It's a beautiful day outside, and you're looking for some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. You might think of painting with our BPBN kits, but why not try something new? There are so many different colors out there that you could use as your canvas—and they don't have to be limited to just one hue or shade. It's not uncommon for people with opposite personalities to find themselves gravitating towards the same color palette!

So in this guide, we'll explore some of our favorite paint colors and what makes them so effective at inspiring creativity in both artists and non-artists alike.

 You surely do not want to miss out on this one so keep on reading to learn more!

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The Psychological Power of Colors

Colors can affect your mood and emotions in several ways. The color blue has been associated with relaxation, while red is often used to indicate danger or anger. Colors can also influence how we perceive things like time, space, light, and darkness—and even your ability to perform certain tasks! For example: if you're painting a room with red walls (or any other strong “red” color) then it might be harder for you to stay focused on the tasks at hand because those colors will make them seem more urgent than they are—which could lead your productivity levels down significantly!

Colors have also been proven scientifically to be linked back to our childhood development; studies suggest that babies learn about different colors at an early age through watching their parents interact with each other around them.

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How Can Colors Inspire Creativity?

Colors can help you feel more energized, relaxed, and productive.

To get the most out of your colors, you must consider the following:

  • What colors do you like?
  • Are they warm or cool?
  • Does one color stand out more than another? If so, which one?
  • Are there any specific colors that inspire creativity in your life (for example red)?
  • How many different shades of each color are there (muted vs. bold)?
  • Do these shades look good together on a canvas or wall as opposed to just being stuck with one shade at a time when creating artwork such as paintings or prints?

These are the Paint Colors to Inspire Creativity

While there is no doubt that any color can inspire creativity, we have curated a list of colors that give you an edge and creative head start for your upcoming art projects.


Blue-green is a calming color. It's also one of the best colors for a bedroom, office, and kitchen. If you're looking to add some color to your bathroom, blue-green is a great option because it pairs well with other colors in the palette like turquoise or purple.

The color is also great for baths, showers, and basins. It's a good choice if you're looking to refresh your bathroom without adding too much color or drama.


Pink is a color that will stimulate your emotions, creativity, and energy. It’s also known as the “happy color” because it makes you feel good! We love this because we know that everyone has their personality and preferences when it comes to colors in the home or office. If you are looking for inspiration on how to use pink in your space, then look no further than these ideas:

  • Use pink accents on curtains or pillows for a fun pop of color
  • Add some bright pink paint on walls or ceilings for an instant mood boost
  • Add fun accessories like lanterns or vases filled with flowers (or even candles) to create even more impact


Orange is a color of creativity and energy. It’s the perfect choice if you want to get creative or be more productive.

Orange makes it easier for people to see what you are looking at, which means that they will be able to follow your lead while working with others in the room. It also increases attention spans when used strategically, making it an ideal choice for workshops or presentations where there are many participants involved at once (think: brainstorming sessions).

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Yellow is the color of sunshine and optimism. Yellow is also the color of happiness, energy, and intellect. Yellow inspires creativity by making you feel optimistic about life in general—and it does so in a very tangible way!

The first time a  customer of ours painted with BPBN was when they were looking for colors for their new home office space. They wanted something bright but not too overwhelming as they didn't want to be blinded by it all day long (or night).

This was their first time painting with acrylics so they weren’t sure what kind of look or color scheme would be best; after some brainstorming with her husband over dinner one night at his favorite Thai restaurant in town (he insisted on paying), they decided on yellow because it seemed like such an easy choice for both their tastes & personalities--plus he thought it'd make me happy if he chose something more exciting than just plain ol' "happy."

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Neutral tones

Neutral tones are a good choice for a background color. These colors can be used to create a calming effect, or they can be used as the main focal point of your room to add balance and order.

Neutral colors also make it easier for you to decide on which paint color you want to go with. If you're feeling overwhelmed by all of the options out there (and who wouldn't?), then using neutral tones will help get your creative juices flowing!


Black is a powerful color that evokes authority and power. It's also associated with mystery and luxury, making it an excellent choice for creating a sense of luxury in your home.

When used as an accent color, black can add drama to otherwise neutral spaces by drawing attention to other important details such as furniture or accessories. In addition, if you have black walls or floors in your home's interior design scheme, they'll help to create an overall mood that complements the decorating style you've chosen for each room (and vice versa).

Metallic hues

Metallic hues are a great way to break the rules, so they're great for inspiration. They can be used to inspire creativity and thinking outside the box, which is why they're also good for breaking out of your comfort zone.

Metallic hues are also easy on the eyes and make you look great!

Takeaway: Any color can spark a creative moment, but these hues are particularly conducive to creative thinking.

Color is a powerful tool for sparking creativity in your mind. When you see something that evokes a certain color, it activates what psychologists call the "associative network," which connects ideas and feelings. This can help you feel more creative or get into the mood to be productive, both of which will help you make better decisions when it comes to painting with BPBN!

If this sounds good to you then we recommend using these five colors: purple (to boost confidence), blue (to clear your head), green (to energize), orange (to pump up excitement), and red (to increase arousal).

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If you’re looking for a way to inspire your creativity, try using these paint colors. Each one is an excellent choice for a project or room in your home! It’s important to remember that choosing the right color can be scary but we hope this article has helped you feel more confident when it comes time to make your final decision.

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