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Creating a Color Scheme Creating a Color Scheme Presentation Transcript

  • CREATING A COLOR SCHEME
    • Karen Ballengee
    • October 2008
  • Primary Colors
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Blue
  • Secondary Colors
    • Created when two primary colors are added
    • Green
    • Orange
    • Violet
    View slide
  • Color Wheel Uses All the Primary Colors, Secondary Colors, and Colors in Between View slide
  • Tints and Shades
    • Tints -add white
    • Shades -add black
  • Color Schemes
    • Monochromatic
    • Analogous
    • Complementary
    • Split Complementary
  • Monochromatic
  • Analogous
  • Complementary
  • Split Complementary
  • How do I use this information to create beautiful Power Point Slides?
  • Go to the Design Tab
  • In the Design Menu…
    • Click Colors
    • Scroll down to create new theme colors
  • Click on Create More Colors
  • A Color palette similar to the color wheel will appear
  • Click the Custom Tab
    • Pick a Color
    • A scale of the tints and shades of that color will appear
  • We’re going to use Complementary using blue and orange
  • Blue and Orange with Tints and Shades
  • Based on our color scheme, which rectangle is easiest to read? Which is the hardest?
  • Reference
    • Holtzschue, L. (2006). Understanding Color: An Introduction for Designers . Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.