Colormind is a color scheme generator that uses deep learning. It can learn color styles from photographs, movies, and popular art.
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Pokemon crystal is a classic 8 bit video game on the Gameboy Color. 8 bit color selection is an exercise in constraints and minimalism, especially when each pokemon must have a unique palette. This dataset is extracted from the palettes of individual pokemon, taken from the in-game graphical assets.
Ocean and sea life+
A set of photos with primarily cool colors - oceans, beaches and underwater photography.
A classic film with a very specific color palette. Heavy on reds and greens with virtually no cool colors.
Raise the red lantern+
A classic Chinese film set in 1920s China. The grading of this film is highly stylized, with a near-sepia tone throughout except for the iconic red lanterns which appear in nearly every shot
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If no colors are locked Colormind will generate color palettes at random.
If you have a specific starting color in mind, pick that color and lock it. The location of the color does matter, so experiment with different placements.
If you have two complementary colors, try placing them at the opposite ends of the palette. Colormind will tend to generate nice intermediate values.
If you want more variety try placing contrasting colors closer together, colormind will then tend to create triadic and other more complex color schemes.