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Colour Picking

24 Feb

I thought I’d share this with you all. This is an example of a easy technique to create a colour palette for what ever project you happen to be working on (web pages, print jobs, logos, etc). The image below kinda speaks for itself but basically find an image you like the colours of then use the colour picker in whatever app you have (I’ve used Illustrator, but it could be photoshop, dreamweaver, indesign, etc) to extract the desired colour. If you have a Mac theres an app called “DigitalColor meter” that will let you pick colours from wherever you place your mouse (you may want to play with the aperture size on noisy images), all you need to do is make a note of the RGB numbers then use these in whatever app you may be using. You should find that the colours all work really well together and works really well when the image is included in the layout. Have fun.

Colours from a photo

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Posted by on February 24, 2011 in Design

 

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