Admiring the new color scheme over at WeezBlog and working on setting up course blogs for next semester (with frequent stupid questions sent Liz Lawley‘s way), I’m remembering that back in the days of the browser-safe color palette, Lynda Weinman had a book called Coloring Web Graphics that included page after glossy page of sample website designs with color codes for the creatively lazy. If you liked a particular design, it was easy to just adopt the colors for your own purposes.
Does anything like that exist out on the web? (He asked without bothering to google first.)
This color picker is very nice. Select a hue on the color wheel, and a color scheme. If you like your colors muted, lower the saturation and brightness.
I’d also point you here: http://www.visibone.com/colorlab/
This is a little less automated that weez’s site, but it allows you to put colors you like against one another, and see what text in one color on top of a background in another looks like…
Wow! Both are very useful tools. Thanks!
I’ve used them to pick some colors for my Spring Semester course sites. Will provide links once they are up and functional.
this doesnt really put the colors together for you, but you might find it useful…
Thanks, Eric. It looks like an interesting tool.
So, you can see that I’ve been remodeling. Thanks to Barevná schémata, I landed on a pallet which I hope looks good. I owe that link to a certain meander: – first to the Salt Box, in which fellow herder…