new here first off, so if I need to redirect please let me know kindly.
I am a developer and am currently working on front end stuff, and I need to come up with a set of colors for something I am doing based off of another existing set. The colors I have are:
color: #8a6d3b; //darker brown yellow background-color: #fcf8e3; //eggshell yellow border-color: #faebcc; //slightly darker from above^
There exists 4 of these sets of colors, and I want to make my own for use with my web application. I assume though cannot verify that they use some kind of scale to determine these colors. Say they know what they want the
background-color to be, and then decide they want the
color to be 50 values below that and the
border-color to be only 20 values darker than the background. Are there any tools or methods to determine how much variance in the colors there is so if I give a background color, I could then determine the other colors based on the variance?
I'm not versed in the graphic design world/terminology, so hopefully you get the idea of what I am trying to say. Thanks!