Seek and Destroy meets School of Rock –
On a whim, I created a collection of colour palettes based on Metallica
Each is named using an abbreviation of the relevant album, or a snippet
of a song title from the album. In most cases, the song chosen is one of
the stand out tracks.
I will take questions on that 🙂
Because I saw this
But still, …why?
Because I’d already created a bunch of palettes manually for this post
I produced the palettes with 7 colours using an online tool, when I
produced my blog post originally. I also put together the ‘combo’
Palettes that end with ‘10’ were created using
I then found another online tool, which I used to create some more
alternatives, although these are much smaller (4 colour palettes)
I need this in my life
Of course you do. Metallica rule.
This will not go to CRAN, so please install using the remotes package.
See the instructions on the repo for how to do this
Data Viz Friendly
These mini palettes might actually be useful.
All named after a song title from the relevant album.
I’m only going to show a few here because otherwise it’ll get boring (for us all)
Gimme fuel, gimme fire, longer palettes I desire
I hear ya.
These contain more album specific colors, but might be of less practical
use for data visualisation purposes, in some instances. In the following
section, you’ll see the 7 colour palette, then the longer 10 colour
Again, I’m not going to do all ten albums.
Master of Puppets
Hardwired…To Self Destruct
Metal up your palette
A nice wee combo of various colours from all the albums
There you go, head over to the repo to see them all.
If you do use any of these, let me know, I’d love to see
them in action, so be sure to let me know 🙂
Thanks to Kelly Cotton for the nycpalettes
package which this was
extremely heavily based on.
Also, shout out to Anna Henschel for the original inspiration, and for positively reinforcing that this was a good idea.
Thanks very much to you both 🙂