Colour Palette - February 2020
by Kate Anderson on Feb 29, 2020
Let's make a new palette of colours!
First - Happy Leap Day! I really love the 29th of February for some reason. Anyway;
I've decided this year to try out swatch ideas for inspiration not only for myself, but for anyone!
Each month, I am taking a photograph I quite like aesthetically and choosing a colour palette from it. Then from there, taking those colours and converting it to DMC flosses. Again, just in case [legal reasons and yada yada]; I'm not endorsed by the company DMC, I just love the quality and options provided.
I really love the website Unsplash for high-quality, free-to-use, random stock photos (hence why I'm constantly referring back to the artist of whichever photo I do use!) so let's keep it going with making a DMC palette from another gorgeous photo via there?
So now we have our colour scheme, let's convert these RGB colours into DMC colours!
|139, 26, 48||3685|
|241, 92, 133||3805|
|118, 177, 204||519|
|208, 236, 242||775|
|140, 136, 82||3011|
Bright, vibrant and cheerful palette
My green #3011 didn't photograph very well, so I apologise - the problems of being in the 'dark' side of the fan of flosses 😂
So keeping in mind there 16,777,216 different available colours when using the RGB scale ( 256×256×256) and only 500 colours in the DMC selection, sometimes getting the absolute perfect colour can be a bit tricky. Sacrifices and allowances must be made.
But looking at these colours together, I think this would make a lovely palette. What kind of things can you see yourself making from these colours?