I usually pick colors using the crayons in the Mac Color Picker. But that has just 40 crayons, and I wanted more choices.
brocolors("crayons") to get the list of colors. For example, to get “Tickle Me Pink,” use
library(broman) pink <- brocolors("crayons")["Tickle Me Pink"]
plot_crayons() to get the following summary plot of the colors:
You can install the R/broman package using
install_github in devtools, (specifically,
install_github("kbroman/broman")) or wait a day or two and the version with this code will be on CRAN.
Update: See also Two more points about crayon colors.