Create a colour palette from an image online for free.

Generate palette from an image for free with our custom colour picker to help you set the mood of your design. Choose from plenty of pre-made palettes or customise your own.

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How to use our colour palette generator.

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1. Explore colour palette generator.

Select themes at the top of the editor to discover a curated list of colour palette images. Search by colour or mood to find a palette that suits your aesthetic.

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2. Customise your palette.

Use the colour palette generator and pick a colour palette that stands out. Save your brand colour palette for easy access.

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3. Continue editing.

Keep editing or download your design to share across your digital platforms or print and share it with anyone.

Transform your design with meaningful colour combinations.

Colours are rich with meaning and can change entirely when paired together. As you start designing, think about the colours that are important for your brand or project. Are you creating something seasonal, celebratory, or sophisticated? Once you have a rough idea, open the colour menu to start building your colour palette image.

Generate a custom colour palette.

Can you create a colour palette that perfectly captures your brand's essence? Adobe Express makes it easy with its colour palette generator. Use the colour picker or enter specific colour values to edit your colour palette image. Shuffle feature to explore different variations with the eyedropper tool. Sample colours from your design or background photo to match and add them to your colour palette image.

Discover curated colour palettes for any occasion.

Finding the perfect colour scheme can feel impossible! But with Adobe Express, it's a breeze. Search our extensive library by mood, holiday, style, or anything else that inspires you. Let's say you're designing a website with a calming vibe – simply search for "tranquil" palettes and discover a world of soothing blues and greens.

Design in Hindi, Bengali and Tamil.

No more language limitations! Adobe Express is now available in three of India’s most spoken languages, making it even easier to create everything from cards and social posts to flyers and video content. Design with confidence in the language that feels most natural to you.

Frequently asked questions.

How do I choose a colour palette?
Simply launch the theme menu to open a wide collection of colour palette options. Then, use our colour palette generator for you based on your design, or you can explore preset palettes. Search any keyword to generate colour palettes that match your ideal theme.
Why is a colour palette important in design?
Communication is a part of design. Colours and different colour combinations communicate certain types of moods, feelings, or messaging. Use this to your advantage by selecting the colour palette image in your design with intention.
What are some tips to use a colour palette generator?
First, use our colour palette generator based on your design. You can edit that to fine-tune your colour palette image to your liking. You can also create a colour palette image entirely from scratch. Search for professionally curated colour palettes using our library of options. You can get started even quicker with categories like bold, pastel, and retro.
What are the different types of colour palettes?
Create a palette from images by using our colour palette generator. One type of colour palette is monochromatic, which means having different shades of the same colour. An analogous colour palette is where all the colours are next to each other. Complementary is a colour palette that includes pairs of colours that are on opposite sides of the colour wheel.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Explore our plans and pricing for details.