In this quick tutorial, you are going to learn how to get a color palette of an image using photoshop.

Duplicate your image.

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From Image menu select mode and Indexed Color.

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[dropcap1 variation=”red”]2[/dropcap1]Select the parameters above and press ok. ( You may change the parameters, increase or decrease the number of colors according to your needs. )

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[dropcap1 variation=”red”]3[/dropcap1]Now you have your color table, click and save it somewhere on your local disk.

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[dropcap1 variation=”red”]4[/dropcap1]Turn back to your original document. Go to swatches tab and press “preset manager” from its submenu. Here you can organize your swatches, delete your previous color swatches and add your new color table by pressing load.

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[dropcap1 variation=”red”]5[/dropcap1]There it is, you have your colors in your color swatches tab.

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