Creating a color scheme out of your basic color can take a lot of time and effort. However, there are tools that can help average Joe build professional color schemes with ease!
You can create color scheme from base color by using one of the following coloring rules:
…or you can create it from an image. The choice is yours, and this can often be helpful as you can transfer atmosphere/ambient from picture to design.
Adobe Kuler is a free tool that helps you build color schemes like a professional designer. To use it, visit: https://kuler.adobe.com/.