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    I'm posting this in the salon because my befuddled brain couldn't work out which category it belongs to.

    Does anyone have a source for color pallettes that show groups of colors that go together - I'm told that some of my combinations are less elegant than I imagined them to be

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    Margaret,

    A while back Tom C posted a link to the Color Schemer site. I just tried the website and it's "unavailable", but if you do a search in google for "Color Schemer" and click on the cached page it works just fine.

    Hope this helps,
    Jeanie

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    • #3
      Thank you Jeanie and Chuck. I'm deep into making these photo galleries for the family reunion and I seemed to be stuck on the olive green monochrome kick. I'm drawn to the drab colors, I don't think I even see blue, pink is too weak and red is too loud...I realize that I'm color challenged so I thought I'd better get some help.



      Take care, Margaret

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      • #4
        Originally posted by ugot2bkdng
        I am not that familiar with cached Google pages. Any idea how long will that page be there?
        Unfortunately, I don't have a clue how long cached pages hang around. My guess is until the spiderbot visits the site again. I don't really know though - and I have no idea what the freqency of the google spiderbot is. I do hope there is just a temporary glitch with the server (which is what the page error indicates) and the site comes back online.

        Jeanie

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        • #5
          Don't feel bad Margaret...getting a good color scheme is much harder than it looks. I usually go through about 10 options every time I update one of my web pages!

          If you want a subdued look but do not want it to look entirely monochrome, try an Analogous color scheme. With the olive green you could use a blue green and yellow green to spice things up a bit.

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          • #6
            The online Color Schemer is also available at Boogie Jack's site without worrying about cached pages and so on.

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            • #7
              Thanks Greg, I'll keep that in mind. Leah, I followed the link to color schemer at Boogie Jack's, but for some reason it doesn't work in Safari and in IE, it works, but the grid of color buttons doesn't have the colors there but the buttons work.

              For anyone trying to do web develoment, just another browser glitch.

              I also came across this color picker from
              Visibone

              Take care, Margaret

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              • #8
                Thanks for the link, Leah!!

                Jeanie

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                • #9
                  Thanks for the link to that Color Schemer.. I like it very much!

                  I usually just keep trying hundreds of colours until I find some I like. I tend to be a colour-glutton (lots and lots of bright colours) but that doesn't work for everything

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for the Color Schemer link. Just this past weekend I spent way too much time with my color deficient son trying many combos of colors on a web page he is designing. I sent the link to him and can hardly wait to what he says about it. I know it will be of great help as he always worries that what looks good to him will look atrocious to others.

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                    • #11
                      Margaret
                      I have found this page to be very helpful for a variety of schemes. This has a color harmony, match and tint collection for everything from room paint to web safe.
                      Debbie
                      http://www.easyrgb.com/harmonies.php

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                      • #12
                        That is super Debbie - thank you so much for posting that.

                        Take care, margaret

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                        • #13
                          Cool site Debbie! THANKS!!

                          Jeanie

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                          • #14
                            Here's a link to a site where you can try out different background colors
                            http://www.htmlhelp.com/cgi-bin/color.cgi

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                            • #15
                              Here just the tool for you!

                              http://www.webattack.com/freeware/we.../fwcolor.shtml

                              Easy Color Themes is a complete tool for visual color design, intended for Designers, Webmasters, Painter Artists, software developers and anybody else that works with a color palette. You can grab colors from you screen, using a color picker with optional zoom, that automatically gets out of the way, so you don t have to move it to grab a color below it. You can create your own color list, specify custom color names and also export your color themes to BMP. Additional features include screen capture, project support, zoom and multiple color output formats (Visual Basic, Visual C++, HTML and custom).


                              Happy Coloring!

                              Rusty

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