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Old 02-03-2001, 05:21 PM   #1
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Question Color schemes

I'm redoing my site - yet again....and have no clue what colours to go with. I know it's really a personal thing....but does anyone have any tips? Right now it's navy blue and peach..it looks ok..but I keep wondering if it wouldn't look better in dif colors....woe is me </whine>
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Old 02-03-2001, 11:15 PM   #2
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It might help if you gave us the URL for the site you are asking about. The answer will be different depending on the type of site.

If you want some help with your color schemes, have a play with this tool. You choose a color and it gives you all the other colors that will work well it:
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Old 02-04-2001, 09:17 AM   #3
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If you have Photoshop, here's something I figured out on accident that works awesome for finding good color schemes.. Make a huge image ( ie 640 x 480 ) and "draw" the very basic layout you're planning on using, using colors ( no more than 4 diff colors ) that are close to each other on the color wheel. Then select the whole image and do an Image->Adjust->Hue / Saturation, select the 'colorize' box when the window pops up and it will make the colors in your picture the same hue / brightness / and lightness, the way a color scheme should be. As an example, the layout at www.t50online.com started out as two ugly blues, and grey in the middle where the nav bar is, then I did the above and wallah!


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Old 02-04-2001, 06:57 PM   #4
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Thanks for the tips! Beats my method (I use NHL Jerseys) The site's traffic is 90% women - but I don't want it to be all pink n stuff....but the Avs colours gotta go http://geekvillage.com/ubb/smile.gif..thanks again for the help!
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