November 8, 2005
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Sorolla Color Scheme

Sorolla Color Scheme

It seems like a good time to have a fresh Tinderbox color scheme. Here's Sorolla, a scheme based on Joaquin Sorolla's Boys on The Beach in the Prado, Madrid.

Sorolla Color Scheme

It's instructive to build color schemes like this, if only to get a little closer to the palette. Those blues in the water, for example, look a lot bluer in the painting than they do in the Tinderbox map. Welcome to Color Theory 101.

But it doesn't matter a lot whether the 'red' in your map is the color of a fire engine. The point is to give yourself a variety of colors that you can distinguish and that you find pleasing. It helps, too, to use a color scheme distinguish one project from another.

The color scheme is here; just drop the scheme file into your Tinderbox map.