Obtaining a lighter or darker color from an hex color value

We recently wrote about measuring the degree of luminosity or lightnerss in a color

In this post we will address how to make an existing color darker or lighter.

When you are defining a color palette for your website, it is sometimes very useful to be able to quickly defining a range of colors that go from the light version to the darkest one.

I found this great tool to do it on-line: http://hexcolortool.com/

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