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Westby DMT - Week 01 color

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Westby DMT - Week 01 color

  1. 1. color Theory & Practice
  2. 2. COLOR ColorWheel Emotional Connections Harmony & Balance Contrast &Tension
  3. 3. color There are lots of ways to incorporate visual style and impact into your digital art and design. There are a variety of thought processes that need to be considered when dealing with color 1 2 The colors you pick to may help grab your viewers’ attention, they may help convey the emotional essence of your art.
  4. 4. color Production issues CMYK, RGB, Grayscale, etc 1 Contextual balance Do the color choices work well with each other? 2 Emotion Do the color choices work well for the subject matter? 3 Things to consider
  5. 5. color wheel Some colors work together better than others READ Color terminology and theory overview: http://www.sitepoint.com/color-theory-101-2/
  6. 6. color resource How do I feel when I see color? READ General psychology of color: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/art-of-color- coordination/
  7. 7. color resource Sort through the various methodologies for dealing with color. Check out - exhaustive site for all things color: http://www.colormatters.com/
  8. 8. color tools generator https://kuler.adobe.com/ Use your Adobe ID to create/save/share color schemes schemes http://colorschemedesigner.com/ Tad bit techy... but a great resource palettes http://www.colourlovers.com/ Full palettes from a single color. Patterns too.
  9. 9. intuition & technology
  10. 10. fin

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