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How to create harmonious color palette?

Look at these harmonious colors, they come from Google Material Design. I'm wondering how did Google designers create them? Expert knows that dark yellow will turn into lemon (with little green in it),...
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Color scheme trasformations

Given a set of colors, say colors on this webpage, and another palette of an equal number of colors, what would be a good way to map the former to the latter while: preserving contrast between ...
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How do I select objects in Render view?

I'm trying to select a single 1x1 cube to have it emit light (like a lamp), but I'm confused trying to figure out how to select it while in Render mode. I've tried selecting it while in Model, then ...
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How do you create color scales? [closed]

I know that you can tint a color to white and shade it to black but this is not always good enough to me as it can produce very desaturated results. Also will you take in consideration to have a ...
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Generate palette from image

I want to automatically generate a palette from an image. Something like this, where the output is an image a single pixel tall, and 256 pixels wide, from all the colors of an input image. I've ...
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Primary color and accent from similar colors

I am new to material design and still learning. Is it a good idea to have the primary color and the accent from similar palettes, e.g Blue 500 and Light Blue A200? Or is the whole idea of the ...
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Dribbble color palette to Sketch app

I've downloaded dribbble color palette and wanted to install it on Sketch (version 50). Is it possible to do that? How to install color palettes on Sketch? ps. I also have Sketch Palettes plugin ...
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Generate colorful streamline pattern (using FOSS)

I found a very interesting pattern, which I would like to recreate: Source I tried to start with the RGB-Noise filter of Gimp, but didn't get a comparable pattern so far. I understood, that there ...
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Inkscape palettes

I’ve run into what I can only assume is a bug, but would like some confirmation and ideally a workaround if possible. I've set up an palette in Inkscape (0.92) and have applied it to my illustration. ...
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How to argue for color choices?

I'm primarily a UX/Interaction Designer, however, since I'm working for a fairly small company I'm having to overlap to graphic and visual design. I'm fine with this however I'm having a few problems. ...
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Creating a palette from two *intermediate* colors

I am given 7 categories and 2 colors: blue (#02A7E3) and orange (#F6A800). There are numerous online tools to interpolate between these two, for instance: But what if I don't want my given colors to ...
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What's the best way to create and manage palettes on Linux?

I'd like to find a solution to create and manage (edit, save, export) palettes on a Linux laptop. Ideally I'd like to have functionalities similar to webapps like Coolors, Colormind, Paletton, or to ...
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How to find the nearest color from a list of 9 in Photoshop?

I've a picture of an static object correctly balanced and exposed: I would like to sample the nearest color from my own palette of 9 RGB or Lab using Photoshop: Colour palette: #8270a4 #aa83cb #...
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Can a palette for use in a continuous-color plot be considered under copyright?

This question is an extension of the question asked here, which I feel does not completely answer my question. Say a website or software has continuous-color graphs, such as this color contour map ...
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What is the underlying pattern in the “oxygen colors” palette?

One of the built-in color palettes in Okular is "Oxygen Colors". Looking at subsequent HSV/RGB/HEX values I didn't notice an obvious pattern. I was wondering what is the underlying pattern in this ...
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How to come up with color palette for a game

I am trying to come up with a color palette for my game. The game is similar to Hearthstone (trading card game). I have broken down the requirement to 3 palettes ... 1. Palette for background elements....
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How can I create a color palette with the same saturation levels as a particular color? [duplicate]

Say I have #FF3154 (as red). How could I come up with palette in which all the colors (different hue, as in orange, yellow, blue, etc...) are in harmony with that specific red, that is, all share the ...
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How can I name a color in a GIMP palette?

Using GIMP 2.8.22 on Windows 10. I've created a new palette. I add a color to the palette and now I want to name the color. I click on "undefined" but when I start typing it just triggers whatever ...
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Is there a way to setup palettes/themes that apply across all folders in photoshop?

I am trying to create a solution where I can create a series of 'designs' or 'patterns' which may use 3 colours from a palette. What I want to achieve is to be able to change those colours (my palette)...
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Are there combinations of hue-sat-brightness equal?

So I coded a customized palette-creation script but when copying palettes to paint.net and other pieces of software I notice something weird: Occasionally when I create a colour it will slightly ...
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Make adobe Photoshop CC color picker palette bigger

I'm having trouble with picking and testing colors on the image because the color palette is too small for my laptop display. Is there a way I can make color palette's window bigger? Thanks, ...
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CorelDRAW X8: How to increase the number of colors in my color palette?

I really need more colors to pick from. Right now I use the color hue cube to get more colors. I was wondering if there's any way to increase the number of colors/add more colors in the RGB palette ...
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Generate Color Palette from Image?

I want to generate a color palette from an image. It's a long, drawn out, tedious process because I have to copy each of the 16-32 colors per image and paste them, making sure I don't forget them ...
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How should I pick an accent color?

I work at a startup, and the CEO picked out our company colors long before I started here. He's not a designer, and the colors are very strong and overwhelming. The colors he picked are purple and ...
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Photoshop - How to convert swatches to a color table?

Is there a way to convert Photoshop swatches to a Photoshop color table? I am converting an image to indexed color and I have the option to choose a color table. I have the swatches I want already ...
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Create my own color palette in Photoshop

How do I create and save custom palettes to reuse on other projects?
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How are color palettes used in Web Design?

I am working on theme admin interface and introducing a color palette switcher. For starters admin has 5 colors in the palette. All color pickers used in the theme have the option to pick from ...
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How to choose the right color shades/tints for branding?

I’ve read a lot about color theoretical methods to pick a harmonic color palette (e.g. for branding), but I always wondered how to pick the corresponding shades and tints (see Google’s material design ...
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How to edit palette in an indexed image in GIMP 2.8?

I remember in GIMP 2.4 editing palette in an indexed image was as easy as changing the foreground color but I'm a little lost in GIMP 2.8 as there is no Dialog menu. So, I played around a little and ...
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How to choose color palette for text on top of an image? [duplicate]

Im assigned to collateral, ad design, web banners, etc. It gets frustrating when the image im gonna put a text on top of has a wide range of color. And sometimes, it gets frustrating to choose what ...
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How can I create a colour scheme based on two specific, adjacent(ish) colours?

I'm helping a friend to produce his website. He's supplied his logo and a flyer that he's used, which use the colour scheme he's opted for - green, blue and white. The specific colour values for the ...
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Picking the right “white” to suit a theme [duplicate]

When you take a photo of a white object, it's never actually #FFFFFF white. It will have a greenish tint if you take the photo outside, or orangeish in sunlight. Let's say I have a theme for an app ...
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What colors can I use in this educational slide that is more appealing?

I want to instruct people about how SSL works, (HTTPS) and that involves "color mixing" as demonstrated in this link, and this graphic. Is there any other color combination I can use that would have ...
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Regular colors vs Muted colors

What are muted colors? How do I create muted colours? How do I convert standard colors to muted colors? Why do muted colours look the way they do? Why are they different? Here is a bunch of colors ...
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Change PSD's color with variables? [duplicate]

I have a PSD of a website design. I like the layout but I would like to experiment with the color palette. Is there a way to swap colors? I was think something like variablizing the colors and then ...
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What is the process for creating a color palette like this?

So, this is a screen grab of Web site designed professionally. I'm particularly interested in understanding how the designer arrived at this palette. Arguably, the palette works, but I can't figure ...
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What's a color palette for blue, green, yellow, and red that is legible on both light and dark backgrounds?

I'm developing a program that has both a dark and a light theme. I change the background, but there are color-coordinated labels that I don't want to change the color of. At the moment I'm using the ...
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Is there an included or downloadable PS palette that simply displays an image for reference?

Like the navigator but not for an open canvas, just an image needed for reference? It's not difficult to open a preview window behind PS, but I wondered if there was an integrated solution. Also! ...
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Methods for improving color choice and combinations?

I often struggle choosing proper color combinations. I'm self-ware enough to realize that I'm most comfortable with, and often settle on, colors which could be seen as more corporate or retro - blues, ...
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In what cases should I pay attention to my design's colour scheme when presenting it? When I do, what is a good way to do so?

Although I have little problems creating a colour palette for my designs, I do find it very difficult to present them to my customers. When I do, I mostly get either blank stares or micromanagement ...
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Why has my Photoshop Colour pallette gone so colourful?

I was happily working in Photoshop CS5 when I suppose I pressed something. I don't know what, but ever since my palette shows up as extremely colourful: No black, white, grey appear, but I can still ...
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How do I limit the number of colors in Adobe Illustrator?

I am trying the limit the number of colors used in my Adobe Illustrator file. I’ve created 10 swatches with specific colors that I’d like to use. I want all the colors in my illustration to change to ...
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Accidentally deleted my custom color palette and need to retrieve it

I work in CorelDraw CS2 on a PC and just accidentally deleted my color palette on the right side of my project page. It has all custom colors I've added over the years for projects and is actually a ...
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How to create saturated color palette in Photoshop and Illustrator?

Assume that I have an A color with value 0xff0f0f and two basic black and white colors. How can I create quickly a swatch consists of all medium colors between white and A (lighter) and between A and ...