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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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a cult classic Playstation 1 title. Featuring vampires, demons and other monsters, it has a somewhat dark palette that leans toward warmer colors.
Photos of nature tend to be dominated by subdued greens, browns and blues, and will work better with similarly subdued starting colors.
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.
Pokemon Gold and Silver+
One of the earliest color Pokemon games, Pokemon Gold/Silver is an icon of the hand-held 8 bit era. This dataset is taken directly from in-game pokemon sprites and contains bright, complementary color schemes with heavy use of black and white.
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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.