Take your surrounding as Color inspiration
To choose a color combination is not that easy. However, here is a simple trick that the fashion industry commonly use. You can apply it to choose the marker colors combination for your sketches.
It’s actually quite simple. It just needs a bit of daily observation effort. Look in the street, media, magazines cover, packaging, interior decoration, celebrities outfit, fashion editorials, flags, basket ball logo, toys… With a bit of self training, you will notice recurrent color combination. It will appear obvious to you.
e.g. | Grey + Pink | Brown + Turquoise | Orange + Red |
A great website for color inspiration: http://www.colourlovers.com/
The site pick up thousands of colour palette from Street fashion, magazines cover ect
They have already done the analysis for you.
Let me know your tricks on color combination !