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Advice for picking a color palate?

on: June 18, 2016, 01:50:22 am
Honestly is there any advice for picking a color for when your starting something? I find it quite difficult finding a palate ^^;

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Re: Advice for picking a color palate?

Reply #1 on: June 18, 2016, 02:42:00 am
http://androidarts.com/art_tut.htm

This tutorial by Arne is one of the best starting points I feel, though its not at all specific to pixel art. There's definitely some crutch methods for picking pixel art palettes that don't require you to know much about color (some spread of 3-5 colors from dark to light, generic purple <-> yellow hue shifting) but it's better to just learn about color for versatility.
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Re: Advice for picking a color palate?

Reply #2 on: June 18, 2016, 03:29:50 am
Thanks so much for the tutorial.
Honestly I was looking for specifically one on just art in general so this shall work wonderfully thank you uvu.

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Re: Advice for picking a color palate?

Reply #3 on: June 19, 2016, 04:39:01 pm
I'd also suggest looking for books on color from a design perspective since they tend to have a less physical approach to colors and more of a cognitive/psychologic. I'm not sure this is the right one (due to different versions) but if it is, "color design workbook" would be a good example.

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Re: Advice for picking a color palate?

Reply #4 on: June 20, 2016, 02:04:48 am
Thanks! I'll definitely check it out. ;D