Pokemon Color Palettes by Reddit user need12648430, 8bit, sprites, color theory, pie charts

Pokémon Color Palettes

Reddit user need12648430 wrote a script to breakdown the colors used in making the colorful pocket monsters called Pokémon. Most of the color palettes are great inspiration as they show color theory concepts like complementary and analogous schemes. It’s also great to see how much variation and and complexity goes into something as simple as 8-bit characters.

Pokemon Color Palettes by Reddit user need12648430, 8bit, sprites, color theory, pie charts

And yes, I know I’m showing off some of my geekness with this post. What would be even more geeky is if I were to disclose that I have a collection of Pokémon trading cards that I gathered in my teenage years safely tucked away. IF I were to disclose that. AND IF that were true…

*rummage* *rummage* “If I were a Pokémon were would I hide in this attic…” *rummage* *rummage*

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