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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This 1988 classic has a unique palette that tends toward a red-green and orange-green contrast.
The works of Makoto Shinkai - including 5 centimeters per second, the garden of words and children who chase lost voices. Shinka's works are often less saturated than similar anime, preferring to use more realistic, photographic colors in general. He reserves more contrasting palettes for the emotional climax and the many set-pieces of sky, stars and ocean that appear in his films.
Lava and flame+
A series of hand-picked photos depicting flames, lava and other fiery subjects. This color palette is high contrast and favors warm colors
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
is a modern classic from Studio Ghibli. Its distinctive watercolor palette stands out among other animated works. This dataset is best used with soft pastels.
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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.