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CranberryGardevoir Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm sorry if I'm being dumb but how did you get these from the Fibonacci Sequence?
Urceola Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
NOT a dumb question. Here's how. First, there is an original Fibonacci Sequence, but there are thousands of integer sequences based on the Fibonacci sequence.

Second, go to [link]

This will get you to an online encyclopedia of integer sequences. Note that NOT ALL of them are Fibonacci sequences.
In the dialogue box, type in Fibonacci. You'll get hundreds of pages of sequences related somehow to the Fibonacci sequence, which is [link]
Next, not all sequences are good for choosing colors. In Photoshop's color box there are 255 rows and 255 columns. Thus, any sequence with only numbers 256 and above will be useless for gradient purposes. Some sequences don't have numbers going into the 200's. These are not very useful because only dark colors can be generated.
Sequences that have a range of AT LEAST 90 - 200 are best, and ones that have a range of 0 - 255 or a range close to that are best.
Next, when you go into Photoshop or other application with that color box, you can plug in any numbers from that sequence from 0 - 255 into the RGB dialog boxes.

For example, go to:

and choose:

Write down the numbers that go from 3 to 252. (The number 257 is too large for any R or G or B box.)
Then devise your own gradients with any combination of the numbers you wrote down.

Why do this? Well, before I knew of DA or of the OEIS, I would design my own desktop wallpapers with "Paint". One day I took the Fibonacci numbers, just for fun. I plugged them into the RGB boxes. I came up with a stunningly beautiful wallpaper. When I discovered DA I went Googling Fibonacci and found the OEIS site. I learned how to make gradients. The first one I made I did use Fibonacci's own first sequence (which is found at [link]). But by then I was ADDICTED! I have combed OEIS for more Fibonacci sequences, more, more more!!!

Not all my gradients are based on Fibonacci. Many are based on sequences in OEIS that are NOT Fibonacci-based. Others, the Japanese, are based on the various lists of Traditional Japanese Colors, like at [link]
In those cases, each gradient has the RGB numbers given for one of the Japanese colors, and the other colors in the individual gradient I just choose myself, without the OEIS.
If you make a tutorial out of this, please send it to me, or if you make any of your own gradients, please send me those, too. I hope this helps.
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