Color Theory

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Quality Color Grading & Color Correction In Photoshop Tutorial

The general photography audience and practitioners are more sophisticated now than they were 5 years ago. There’s a desire for deeper understanding …

Tutorials

Rectangles

Street Photography

The Curious Case of Complementary Colors: Why There’s So Much Blue and Orange On-Screen

By H. Perry Horton A fascinating lesson in color theory.Okay, this is a weird one in a wild way, which is good. So maybe you’ve noticed the trend in …

Filmmaking

A Designer's Guide to Using Colors (Color Wheel and Theory)

When many people first start building their Web pages, they create pages in colors that they like. If you're lucky or have a good eye, you'll end up …

Home

How to Bring Harmony to Your Web Design with Color Wheels and Color Theory

Once you understand the basics of color theory, you can start learning how to combine those colors into a harmonious whole. There are certain colors …

Cinematography

Nike And Kobe Bryant Apply Color Theory And The Mamba Mentality To The Kobe A.D. Mid

What is the Mamba Mentality? We’ve heard it used during Kobe’s playing days and most recently (and infamously) by Lavar Ball, who used it as a reason …

Sneakers

PARSONS at THE NEW SCHOOLs OPEN CAMPUS offers progressive art & design certificates

THE NEW SCHOOL's OPEN CAMPUS invites students to discover, explore and imagine more with art and design certificates, including design leadership for …

Learning

Physically mix digital colors with Colorwise

As seen here, mixing colors in real life is simple enough to understand, if difficult to perfect. With red, green and blue, any color in the rainbow …

Arduino

A Hypnotizing Interactive Art Piece for Visualizing Color Theory

Digital color theory can be a tricky concept to wrap one’s mind around – particularly if you don’t have experience with digital art. The RGB color …

Digital Art

A Myriad of Resources to Help You Better Color Grade Your Photography

Color grading is a critical tool involved in the production of a truly impressive image. Through the use of grading a photographer can completely …

Photography

Underwater Photography Tips: Utilizing Color

Colors are powerful. The world around us is filled with examples that show how hues communicate, from the flowers in a garden to carefully designed …

Tutorials

How To Do A Playful Makeup Look

Most makeup artists cite color theory as one of their obsessions—which makes sense because, at its core, makeup is face paint. So why, then, do we …

Beauty

Perfect Palettes: How to Find the Right Colors for Your Home

There’s little doubt that color is a powerful decorating tool. It works at an architectural level to define and link spaces and highlight the …

Interior Design

How to Divide Your Outdoor Living Space for Best Use

Why stay cooped up inside when you can extend the livable portion of your property by creating outdoor living spaces? It certainly isn't difficult to …

Landscaping

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What Every Marketer Should Know About Color Theory

Color theory is the art and science of colors, our understanding of how colors mix, how people perceive colors, and the message the colors …

Marketing

Back To The Grind With UX And UI: Links You May Have Missed

After a long weekend, we caught up on happenings in UX/UI design, including color theory and a wacky game that simulates the ‘thrill’ of computer …

UX Design

Top 7 Books on Colors and Color Theory for Artists

This is a selection of books I've found useful and accessible for learning more about colors, paint pigments, and color mixing. Given that color is …

Painting

The Ultimate Guide to Color Theory for Photographers

Color is all around us, and when used correctly it can help your images come to life. Color has the power to transform your compositions; from dull …

Tutorials

Easy Color Schemes From a Color Wheel

Creating a color scheme can seem daunting when you are faced with thousands of colors on swatches, in photos, and in stores. Most color professionals …

Graphic Design

Top 10 Sites for Designers: June 2017 Edition

<i>The HOW In-House Design Awards deadline is 11:59pm EDT on Monday, June 5. Enter today to ensure your team is under consideration for a free Big</i> …

Graphic Design

Bye Bye, Clipart: 3 Tips and Tools for Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes in Slide Design

Have you upgraded your slide decks recently? Though that question might earn a few eye rolls from Google Slides and Powerpoint veterans, in today’s …

Typography

The Surprising Logic Behind Color Names Across Different Cultures

<b>You might have grasped</b> a good amount of knowledge about color theory by studying trends, palettes and wheels, but how would color theory apply in a …

Graphic Design

Why Color Theory Matters for Bloggers (And how to use it)

Think about the first time you come across a new website. What are your first impressions of that site? Is it powerful, reliable, and trustworthy? Is …

Digital Design

11 geeky rainbow things that'll probably make you smile more

We've done all the rainbow chasing for you.<p>Colors are simply our brains' interpretations of light as it is absorbed, reflected, or refracted by objects and bounced into our peepers. The human eye can differentiate between 30 shades of gray and some can see over 100 million unique colors—which is …

Gear & Gadgets

Color Theory 101: How to Perfectly Pair Artworks in Your Home Using the Color Wheel

<i>*Above interior is by Nick Olsen for Kravet.</i><p>It can be considered gauche to focus to much on the color of an artwork, rather than its content—but, …

Donald Kaufman and Nader Bolour Talk Color Theory

The artist partners with Doris Leslie Blau in a new show<p>If anyone knows color, it's Donald Kaufman. The artist and founder of Donald Kaufman Color has made a name for himself—quite literally—by fine-tuning pigments to achieve a wider range and better understanding of color. And if anyone knows …

Home Decorating

7 Mistakes Brides Make When Choosing Their Wedding Flower Colors

Flowers are a crucial part of your wedding day décor, so you want the colors you choose to set the right mood for the event. With that in mind, …

Weddings