If your color combinations are not good no matter how good your art is you failed.
Look at the color scheme of this painting made in 2015. All colors are real to the scene, are vivid and flow together nicely. The colors are so good it does not really matter what the subject is.
For young professionals looking for inspiration to help you find yourself working as an artist.
You have got to find your niche. Your work needs to be identified as being your work in a crowd. It should standout from all others and say hey look at me!