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Here are some interesting websites that help one determine what colors go well together.

Most of these are free or offer a trial version.


How do humans come up with names for colors? http://sensing.konicaminolta.us/2017/01/how-humans-name-colors


What determines your eye color? http://sensing.konicaminolta.us/2017/06/what-determines-your-eye-color


Color can affect human's "internal clock." http://sensing.konicaminolta.us/2015/05/can-color-affect-your-internal-clock-the-answer-may-suprise-you


Here's a computer algorithm that comes up with names for colors: http://www.nbcnews.com/mach/technology/what-happened-when-algorithm-invented-new-colors-n762121


Research into the true color of dinosaurs. http://sensing.konicaminolta.us/2016/10/the-true-colors-of-dinosaurs


Color Marketing Group (CMG): http://www.colormarketing.org


A centuries-old "pantone book" http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/05/color-book/


Another personality test: More to do with personality and less to do with color: https://www.davidwolfe.com/what-color-is-your-true-personality/


Baker Miller Pink makes men weak? https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2017/jan/10/this-colour-might-change-your-life-kendall-jenner-and-baker-miller-pink


Art or Design schools:

AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Arts: http://www.aiga.org/

Online Art Programs: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/art-programs/


Find the color harmonies of RGB values: http://www.easyrgb.com/en/


A Photoshop file that allows you to quickly call up complimentary colors with different shades.

http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/text/picker


A little bit of the science and theory of how and where to use colors:

http://www.creativeglazes.com/ceramics101/colorwheel.htm


Color Theory from a painter's perspective:

http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/wcolor.html


Quick and easy color comparison for papers (by Neenah Paper):

http://www.neenahpaper.com/ColorComparisonChart


Painting a house? This website shows over 100,000 paint color matches from over 100 paint brands. Also shows lots of color combinations. Find a color you like, and you can order a pint-sized sample to try yourself.

http://www.myperfectcolor.com


How does color affect purchases?

http://blog.kissmetrics.com/color-psychology/


Treasures from a color pigment archive:
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/09/03/treasures-from-the-color-archive


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