Colors can instantaneously change our moods and alter our opinions- they can make us comfortable, put us in a state of awe, or get us excited. Color combinations found in nature can engage and inspire.
Mother Nature is the ultimate color expert-she creates schemes that range from subtle to breathtaking that are always pleasing to our eye. One of the easiest places to find color inspirations is in our natural environment.
As part of my own exploration into what makes good graphic design, I would be remiss if I did not include the art of color selection/pairing. The included color palettes are not generated by any "color picker" or software program but rather the result of my own trained eye. (or untrained depending on your opinion) I have chosen a range of colors which I find to be the most pleasing and instinctively seem to pair well together. Enjoy!