Mood Board Workshop
Picking a Color Palette
Photographs, particularly those taken in natural settings, offer a quick way to develop a palette that matches the mood evoked by the photo. Use online photo analyzers to pick out colors and even full palettes.
Has a single color in an image caught your eye?
Found an online image that says it all (mood-wise)?
Want to upload your own image?
Just want to play with colors?
Already have colors in mind?
Search for images by color with TinEye Lab's Multicolr search engine. You can search by a single color, or add (and remove) colors to change results.
Pattern Design Glossary (Artlandia)
Includes definitions of terms you may encounter and example swatches.
28 Common Fabric Types and Their Uses (Masterclass)
Featuring Dianne Von Furstenberg, this lists focuses on the qualities of fabrics as used by fashion designers.
Fabric Types and Patterns (TextileSchool)
List of common fabric types defining recognizable patterns and qualities. Use the linked index on the right to quickly access what you're looking for.
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Moodboard is a simple, no login option for creating a quick mood board based on images. You can save and share (or keep them private).
Pinterest is a curation tool and wonderfully suited to mood boards. Create an account using your school email for school projects. That will leave your personal Pinterest account private. You can always invite private self to contribute to your "professional" boards on your school account. This makes using your Pinterest app on your device easy -- no logging on and off two account.
Canva is a great visual app you can use by signing up with your school email via Google Single Sign-on. Try using the photo collage option to create a mood board. Canva has it's own image-to-color generator built in. Canva provides a on creating moodboards, with inspiration beyond their own program!
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