Guide to Choosing
Choosing the color combination is
among the most important parts of
the design making process.
Understanding the Color Wheel
To be able to create aesthetically pleasing
color combinations, you have to know the
color wheel first.
Monochromatic color scheme
It makes use of one color of different shades.
For example, you use the following color
combination for a web site:
Complementary color scheme
Combining colors that are located opposite
each other in the color wheel.
Some combinations may look too gaudy–
stay away ...
Analogous color scheme
The analogous color scheme combines
colors next to each other on the color wheel.
Analogous color schemes are easy to work...
Triadic color scheme
Triadic color schemes take three colors that
are equally apart on the color wheel. This
type of color combination is aesth...
By knowing the basics of the color wheel and
combinations, you can create thousands of
aesthetically pleasing color combin...
Good luck in choosing the best
color combinations. Please share
your thoughts in the comments!
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This guide will help you choose the best color combinations, understand the color wheel and create beautiful color palettes.

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Guide to Choosing Color Combinations

  1. 1. Guide to Choosing
  2. 2. Choosing the color combination is among the most important parts of the design making process.
  3. 3. Understanding the Color Wheel
  4. 4. To be able to create aesthetically pleasing color combinations, you have to know the color wheel first.
  5. 5. Monochromatic color scheme
  6. 6. It makes use of one color of different shades. For example, you use the following color combination for a web site:
  7. 7. Complementary color scheme
  8. 8. Combining colors that are located opposite each other in the color wheel. Some combinations may look too gaudy– stay away from that.
  9. 9. Analogous color scheme
  10. 10. The analogous color scheme combines colors next to each other on the color wheel. Analogous color schemes are easy to work with and they always look great.
  11. 11. Triadic color scheme
  12. 12. Triadic color schemes take three colors that are equally apart on the color wheel. This type of color combination is aesthetically pleasing and well balanced.
  13. 13. By knowing the basics of the color wheel and combinations, you can create thousands of aesthetically pleasing color combinations.
  14. 14. Good luck in choosing the best color combinations. Please share your thoughts in the comments!
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