Web designers sometimes come out with some beautiful layouts and color schemes; why not
steal borrow them? If you happen to stumble upon a nice site, use the “Print Screen” function on your keyboard and paste it in photoshop (or whatever you use to tinker with images).
From here, you could set up guidelines, get color schemes (by sampling colors), and get inspired to create your own work. Now don’t get all carried away and use every idea exactly the way you saw it. The last thing you want to do is get recognized on www.pirated-sites.com. Improvise and get inspired to design your own creation. You never know, someday people will start
stealing borrowing from you.