Spot existing color palettes around you
To choose a color combination seems not that easy. However, here is a simple trick that the fashion industry commonly uses without using Colour palette generators.
You can apply it to choose the marker colors combination for your sketches.
It just needs a bit of daily observation effort.
Look in the street, media, magazines cover, packaging, interior decoration, celebrities outfit, fashion editorials, flags, basketball logo, toys…
With a bit of conscious training and observation, you will notice multiple recurrent color combinations. It will soon appear obvious to you.
Very common color palettes:
- | Grey + Pink
- | Brown + Turquoise
- | Orange + Red
- |Green + Yellow
COLOUR RESEARCH A – LIME AND YELLOW
COLOUR RESEARCH B – VIRDIAN GREEN AND YELLOW
A great website for color inspiration: https://www.colourlovers.com/palettes
The site picks up thousands of color palettes from Street fashion, magazines cover…
They have already done the analysis for you.
You will play with thousands of color palettes to get inspired by – as well as knowing everything about colors!
Let me know your tricks on color combination!