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Colour Scheme Chooser

This colour schemer tool helps you choose colour schemes for monochromatic, analogic, complimentary, split complementary, triadic, and double contrast. It's especially great for exploring color combinations easily and quickly. As you'll see, it automatically creates gorgeous color schemes to use for your Web projects or other projects. The HTML color codes are also provided within this color tool.

Note: Depending on your Internet connection, the Colour Schemer tool may take several seconds to appear.

Color Scheme Chooser created by SitePro Central (no longer online).

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Want to save your color scheme? Although this version doesn't have this capability yet, you can:

See more Color Scheme Tools here at!

The Colormatch Remix Color Scheme Tool here at allows you to save color schemes as Photoshop .act color swatch, Illustrator .ai, or plain .txt files with HTML color codes, RGB color codes, and CMYK colors.

The Color Blender Tool by Eric Meyer here at allows you to input two colors and get up to ten color shades between your two input colors.

What do all these color scheme / color palette terms mean?
A monochromatic color scheme consists of different values of one color.
Also called harmonious colors, analagous color schemes are colors that are adjacent to each other on the color wheel. Some examples are green, light green, and yellow or red, orange and yellow.
Complementary colors are colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as blue and orange, red and green, purple and yellow. These colors, when used side-by-side, make each other appear brighter. When they are mixed, they neutralize each other.
A split-complementary color scheme is a color scheme that includes a main color and the two colors on each side of its complementary (opposite) color on the color wheel.
A triadic color scheme consists of three colors, such as the basic triad of red, yellow and blue primaries.
Double Contrast, aka Tetradic color scheme: Tetrads are any four colors with a logical relationship on the color wheel, such as double complements.1

1Color Wheel, Wikipedia.

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