Toward the end of last year, as all of the "year in review" stuff started cropping up, I saw a new-to-me one called "Year of Color" by Makelight. What it does it take all of your Instagram photos and pull them into a graph like an Ishahara color test plate. (Remember those color blindness tests that you did in grade school? The ones that were a bunch of dots with a number hidden in it? Those are Ishahara color test plates.) Cool idea, right? So here's mine:
And then you can do fun things like put it in rainbow order, or emphasize saturated colors, or choose your favorite to be the central color (because green):
I was surprised, though, by the colors in the overview. Less green and more pink than I was expecting. Less black and grey, more blue. And almost no yellow at all.
Overall, I thought this was a fun little diversion. But it does give me some ideas on how to think about expanding my color palette for 2019.