Color Theory

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 …

Public Speaking

Lighting Color Theory

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Cinematography

DIY Simple & Inexpensive Tiered Flower Garden with Upcycled Pots ⋆

<i>Upcycling old, broken, and even cheap</i> pots <i>can be fun! Try this simply inexpensive way to add some color this season with this DIY tiered flower</i> …

Gardening

The Surprising Logic Behind Color Names Across Different Cultures

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>You might have grasped a good amount of knowledge about color theory by studying trends, palettes and …

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 …

Fidget Spinner

What the Hell are RYB CMYK and RGB

COLOR THEORY FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: The mysteries of RGB, CMYK and RYB<p>Have you wondered what the hub-bub is all about surrounding colors?<p>Orana Velarde is …

Tutorials

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

Become a Color Scheme Master with These 40 Tools

Color selection is a stage in a design process that requires both smart thinking and gut feeling. In today’s digital era, you can have as many colors …

Graphic Design

What Does The Color Of Your Car Say About Your Personality?

When you can afford a car, aside from the brand and model, you also have a hard time choosing the color you want. And psychologically speaking, the …

Personality

Two Free E-Books to Learn Color Theory Fundamentals for Retouching

Color theory for photography and retouching is more important than many would like to admit. Knowing how to create a visually strong color …

Tutorials

There are a Lot of Reasons That So Many Cartoon Characters are Yellow

Why are so many iconic animated characters yellow? The answer lies in random personal choices, scientific and marketing theory, as well as the color …

Animation

Here's Why The Simpsons Are Yellow

It's science!<p>When Matt Groening was creating <i>The Simpsons</i>, he wanted the family to stand out, so he decided to make the characters a weird color. "An …

Matt Groening

8 Eye Shadows That Make Blue Eyes Look Insanely Bright

It's basic color theory.<p>Blue eyes don't need much help standing out. But you can really put them in sharp focus by considering basic color theory when picking your eye makeup. Here, shadows and liners that make blue eyes pop.

Makeup

Watch: An Animated Color Theory Guide For Graphic And Web Designers

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Composite image by DesignTAXI. Video screenshots via GCFLearnFree.org<br>It’s not a stretch to say that …

Graphic Design

How ARCHICAD Helped designLAB With Its Award-Winning Carney Library Renovation

The Yale Art and Architecture Building may be the best known work by noted Brutalist pioneer Paul Rudolph, but his sprawling 1.5-million-square-foot campus for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has received renewed attention in recent years. Hired by the university in 2007, Boston-based …

Infographic: Which Colors Mean Wildly Different Things In Other Cultures?

<b>One of</b> the most fun things to do in design is swirling the latest color trends into your work. Color is a fascinating topic, and even a generator …

Infographics

Learn A Thing Or Two About Color Balance From Disney’s ‘Beauty & The Beast’

White balance in photography can be a tricky concept to grasp on its own, but adding and mixing different colors complicates things even more.<p>After …

Cinematography

Cheap and Chic: Instant Spring Updates Under $30

Keep calm and grab a bargain.<p>Calling all bargain hunters! Even if you're on a tight budget, you can go easy on your bank account with these …

Home Decorating

Color Theory for Web Designers – How to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Website

You have decided to create a website. One of the first questions that you will face sounds like “What colors should I choose to make it professional …

Graphic Design

Key Elements Of Graphic Design, And How To Do Them Right

Image via HubSpot<p><b>Your client</b> may look at your design and go, “That’s easy, anyone could do that.” But when they try to replicate it, their version …

Graphic Design

Web Design & Development News: Collective #298 | Codrops

Collective #298<p>March 18, 2017 View All<p>Novapattern * Fonts from the Future * Waffle Grid * Guetzli * Writing modular CSS * Buck * Accessible SVGs<p>A …

Web Development

Practical Color Theory for People Who Code

Not everyone sees color the same. Accessibility is important, and it's good for everyone. Increasing contrast is one of the ways you can immediately …

Digital Design

An Art Buyer's Practical Guide to Color Theory

A chef could spend an entire career analyzing the complexities of flavors. So could an art lover spend a lifetime attempting to describe the color …

Painting

Emotional Impact of Color in Landscape Photography - Part 3

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Pin<p>Shares 0<p>Continued from <b>Emotional Impact of Color in Landscape Photography – Part 2</b><p>A lot has been written about color theory, and there …

Landscape Photography

Color Theory: Brief Guide For Designers.

Many people think the choice of colors for UI mostly depends on the designer’s taste and sense of beauty. However, the process of the color selection …

Digital Design

Color: A Cheerful Guide for Knitters, Part III

A squinty look at value.The post Color: A Cheerful Guide for Knitters, Part III appeared first on Mason-Dixon Knitting.

Tutorials

The bold, bright truth about color theory

Color theory is both the science and art of color. It explains how humans perceive color; how colors mix, match or clash; the subliminal (and often …

Digital Design

Outrunning the competition

This neon netrunner by <b>Carter Baldwin</b> is one part nostalgic 80s racing video game (think <i>Out Run</i>), one part <i>Blade Runner</i>, and one part experiment in …

Lego