Online Colour Wheel

ColourWheelFor anyone out there doing some design, be it a user interface, greeting card or painted master piece, the colour wheel is an invaluable tool for picking colours.

I was mucking about this morning cleaning up some rough edges in the UI design app I’m working on and stumbled across this great web based colour wheel.

I find it a great way to explore the colour spectrum looking for a list of complimentary colours.

As a bonus for the code monkeys out there that like to see there hexadecimal colours in code rounded out (ie #FFFF2255, I bet you also only ever set your stereo volume to numbers devisable by 2 or 5)  it limits the pallet to only round values.

As a bonus I also stumbled across this informative article on colour theory, handy for understanding how to use the colour wheel.

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