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/


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s