COLOR CHARTS
& TOOLS 2
General Interactive Font, BG Tools
Grabbers Theory
Conversion, Hex, RGB, Names

Last Updated, September 28, 2014
Charts, Interactive -

Colormaker (Sam Choukin)

List of Colors by The Professor

Moondogee's Cube of Colors

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart

Visibone

Font & BG Tools -

Spacemanny's HTML Color Selector

Barbara's Font & Color Picker

Jazzy-J's Color Charts, Cubes, Gizmos, etc

Tyhart's Color Coder

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart


Conversions, Hex, RGB & Names -

ColorHex

Hex to RGB Colors

Jazzy-J's Color Charts, Cubes, Gizmos, etc

Moondogee's Cubes of Colors

The Professor's Hex to Color Names Coverter

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart

Univox's RGB to Hex Converter


Color Grabbers -

Tom Landrum's Color Grabber

Color Theory -

Blue Fox's Hex Colors

Color Voodoo

Flo's Color Playground

Inherent.com's Triadic Color Harmony

CHARTS, INTERACTIVE

Colormaker by Sam Choukin -
This is the JavaScript version. You choose the colors for the background, text, and new-v-a links. As you choose each, the right sidebar changes colors. You copy the body tag thus generated. If you want a patterned background, there are 150 to choose from, arranged in more than 20 major color themes. Also, links to other helpful color sites.

List of Colors by The Professor -
The named colors with their hex codes, including all the many grays! The text colors correspond to the colors listed. So you can change the bg color to see which text colors go with your selection. A link to a hex to rgb converter.

Moondogee's Cubes of Colors -
This url goes to the Silvers & Grays chart. There are links to the other specialized charts, such as Golds, Neons, Purples, etc. Mouseovers change the page bgcolor to the individual cube's hue. Also hex and RGB conversions.

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart -
Over 500 colors arranged mostly by color family. Shows the hue, the name, the RGB code and the hex code for each. Move cursor over each color and the background changes to that color.

VisiBone -
This site is the granddaddy of all color sites, offering not only a Color Lab for choosing colors, but also other color charts, and HTML and CSS charts. All of these charts are also for sale at reasonable prices, including for pcs, wall and folding sizes. Do visit. You can spend hours here. Scroll clear down to the bottom of the page and you'll see "Free Online Services" for the tools and then click on the links right above that. You can click on each jpg/chart several times to see larger versions.

Color Picker -
Tom Landrum has taken over this color tool from its maker who died recently. You pick a color of text and body, then this tool shows you what the combo looks like, so you can choose pleasing and readable color combos.




FONT & BACKGROUND TOOLS


NEW! Spacemanny's HTML Color Selector -
A VERY handy tool. This is a swf file. You adjust the three sliders, one for red, for green and for blue. As you change the position of any slider, the color changes in the large box plus its hex code appears beneath it. The RGB code shows above the sliders.

Barbara's Font & Background Color Picker -
A very cool tool, but does not show different font effects.

Jazzy-J's Color Charts, Cubes & Gizmo's, etc -
Jazzy-J has assembled links to 31 Interactive "gizmos" and tools. Annotated to give you an idea for which ones to select.

Tyhart's Color Coder -
This very useful color management tool: coverts RGB to Hex; Hex to RGB; Color Name to Hex; Gives the Inverse color of any Hex and displays both in a table; Shows 2 bg colors (page & table); Changes bg and/or font colors. This tool has a very clean layout and is easy to use.

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart -
Over 500 colors arranged mostly by color family. Shows the hue, the name, the RGB code and the hex code for each. Move cursor over each color and the background changes to that color.




CONVERSIONS, HEX, RGB, NAMES


NEW! ColorHex -
If you have a color name and want to convert it to hex or dec code, then this is the chart for you! Color names are listed alphabetically. A color sample plus the hex and dex codes are listed besides each color name.

Hex to RGB codes
A unique and very compact chart, includes the colors that supposedly dither, in addition to the 216 Netscape colors. Shown on either black or white bg, for clarity.

Jazzy-J's Color Charts, Cubes & Gizmo's, etc -
Jazzy-J has assembled links to 31 interactive "gizmos" and tools. Annotated to give you an idea for which ones to select.

Moondogee's Cubes of Colors -
This url goes to the Silvers & Grays chart. There are links to the other specialized charts, such as Golds, Neons, Purples, etc. Mouseovers change the page bgcolor to the individual cube's hue. Also hex and RGB conversions.

The Professor's Color Converter -
The Professor's color converter tool.

Tyhart's Color Coder -
This very userful color management tool: coverts RGB to Hex; Hex to RGB; Color Name to Hex; Gives the Inverse color of any Hex and displays both in a table; Shows 2 bg colors (page & table); Changes bg and/or font colors. This tool has a very clean layout and is easy to use.

U-L-T-R-A's Giant Color Chart -
Over 500 colors arranged mostly by color family. Shows the hue, the name, the RGB code and the hex code for each. Move cursor over each color and the background changes to that color.

Univox's RGB to Hex Converter -
Type in numbers in each of the 3 boxes (R, G, B) and you'll see the hex code plus the color itself.




COLOR GRABBERS


Tom Landrum's Color Grabber -
This useful tool allows you to upload an image, click on the color you want to match, and then it gives you the color code.



COLOR THEORY


Blue Fox's Hex Color Code Explanation -
Excellent explanation of how to create your own custom colors, using the hex codes. Also, links to more color sites.

Color Voodoo e-Books
For computer users to pay for and download. Color theory and all you wanted to know about colors. Beautiful charts covering all aspects of color.

Flo's Color Playground -
Altho not strictly color theory classroom style, this contains suggestions for interesting activities you can do with colors and learn more about the colors of light in the process,

Inherent.com's Triadic Color Harmony -
The color wheel shown on this page is a great tool. A white triangle shows which hue triads harmonize with each other. Just mentally move the triangle around to select other triads.

The chart you see is my modification of Inherent's chart, which doesn't seem to exist any longer.


Last updated: September 28, 2014

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