Look around the world around the world around you.
Use the Chrome web browser because you can add extensions to help you"
- canvas flip chrome
- color zilla chrome
Colors can make you happy, sad, angry, or confused.
Limit yourself to 2 or 3 colors; you will be able to add transparency to those colors for blending in your design and still have variation.
Primary color - 60% font & backgrounds,
Accent color - 30% menu & sub-headlines,
Pop color -- 10 % (buttons), and bold statements in backgrounds or larger text.
http://pictaculous.com - used to extract colors from a logo.
http://colors.co --- used to find colors and color pallets.
http://www.colourlovers.com -- used to find colors.
Fonts -- do NOT use the default fonts that come with your website builder.
Limit yourself to 2 or 3 fonts, there are many ways to present a few fonts.
Body, headline, sub-headline, and menu
Size, weight (100 to 900), line height, spacing, and more ....
Three main font sources:
https://typekit.com <-- expensive
Custom Fonts<-- you need a license to use these fonts and that can be expensive.
https://fontpair.co <-- puts fonts pairs that work together.
WhatFont chrome extension
Illustrations <-- designed
Warning! You can get in trouble using the wrong images.
https://www.pexels.com/ <--- free images -- play around with them all you want..
iconfinder.com <-- paid & free; but you must consider the licensing agreement. Many font owners require a mentioning of ownership.
https://stockunlimited.com <--- paid service