Paper for iPad scored a slick color mixer a couple months ago, featuring natural bleeding that you need to see to believe. I use Paper to get ideas out of my head and flex what skills I still have from my multimedia design degree. It’s a fantastic app.

Color / Mix it Up from FiftyThree on Vimeo.

The color mixer itself is impressive, but if you need more fine-grained control to get just the color you want, simply tap it. A popover will appear containing sliders to adjust hue, brightness, and shadows.

Bonus tip: if a white canvas isn’t your thing, you can drop a color from the palette to switch things up.

Paper color mixer controls

Support Finer Things in Tech on Patreon
You May Also Like

One of Face ID’s under-appreciated perks: aging

In my experience, Face ID seems to be much more reliable than Touch ID for aging people and senior citizens.

A quick list of new iPadOS features that (mostly) weren’t mentioned on stage

There are a *lot* of major and ‘big little’ changes coming in iPadOS. Here are some of my favorite picks.

Google Reader’s death gave life back to RSS newsreaders

In Reader’s absence, the market has flourished with ideas, variety, and potential.

Newsletter issue 54 is out

I enjoy producing this newsletter, and it’s had great feedback so far. Hop in, the water’s warm, and free!