[nycphp-talk] Color Scheme picker
tedd.sperling at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 09:28:46 EST 2010
At 5:39 PM -0500 1/19/10, Gary Mort wrote:
>Yeah, that gives the HTML color codes, but no usage for them.
>The problem is I'm a great fiddler/incremental changer. I hate
>making 20 decisions though, I'd rather make 40 adjustments to 20
>changes on a blank sheet of paper.
>So I have 6 colors and 12 shades I want to use. Now I want a
>program which takes them all and generates either a dark or light
>sample page for me, and then allows me to export the css definitions
>So on that page, when you click on the example, it pops up a
>lightbox example of what a page might look like with those colors
>assigned based on some algorythm,. It is that example page I want
>the definitions for[or some app which will automatically assign
>things for me and then let me modify]
I work with colors all the time and use several tools.
For general colors:
If I need to find complimentary colors to match a picture, I use this:
To address accessibility concerns, I use:
To find palettes:
For background colors and color ideas:
And finally, I don't know what system you're using, but I use Art
Director's Tool Kit application, namely;
It's a great tool for picking up colors off the web (eyedropper).
http://sperling.com http://ancientstones.com http://earthstones.com
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