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Custom Color Palettes

Do you have signature colors you love? Or, do you have an image or sketch that inspires a color palette you want for your drawings? Meet the Palette Maker and Color Eyedropper in the best app for architects. Below is a quick "How To" guide for creating your very own custom color sets for your architecture, interior design, landscape design, or any other creative drawing.

Site plan architecture drawing by Jim Keen.


How to Create a Custom Color Palette

Step 1. Add a New Palette

In Color Palettes, tap "+" to create a new palette. Then, make sure that the palette is checked as the current palette.

Pro Tip
To name your palette simply tap the name. 

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Step 2. Switch to Color Mode 

Tap "Colors" at the bottom of the palette popup to discover colors by color spectrum, eyedropper, or color reference number.

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Step 3. Pick Color

Use the Eyedropper or Color Spectrum to find the colors you want. Then simply tap any blank square to fill it with your selected color. Repeat the process to get all the colors you want.

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Step 4. Organize

Press and hold any color to move or rearrange. You can also rearrange palettes or swap colors between them.

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How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to create a custom color palette.


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