I have a really hard time picking a color palette. That is why I always love working with a set palette, like the Blogtrain palettes or the ones we’ve had for the Pick Your Pixels Collabs. Part of the attraction of – tiny bit ashamed to say this – doing a collab with another designer, is that I usually get them to make the color palette… *blush*
Pinterest and different color swatch websites help a lot, but most of those pretty palettes consist only of five colors. For designing I like to use at least eight or ten. Sometimes I pull colors from the items I’ve already made/scanned, but that results in a lot of the same shades and I end up re-doing the palette halfway. I stare at my pins collected at my Color inspiration board and sometimes I pull of one or two to work with, but they never give me a satisfying range of colors. This time I think I have finally found a way and I feel kind of dumb I never thought of this before… I pulled all similar color inspirations into a new document in Photoshop, giving me this:
And after that I just started picking colors that seemed to match with the theme I had in mind. So in the end I created this palette:
Any idea what theme I thought up with this palette? Take a guess! The release of the bundle will be on October 15th. I am curious to see if anyone can guess it based only on the colors. Good luck!