Borrowing Colour Exercise

Choose a photo or illustration as the focal point for your compositions. Using your software's eye-dropper tool to sample a generous number of colours from within the subject image. Create a palette off to the side of your design that contains these colours. Create a word/image composition using your subject and some text. Repeat 3 times.

When building a layout around a particular photo or illustration, one of the best ways to create a palette that will complement the image is to borrow colours directly from the image itself.
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