Color Theory

Course Overview

In this Color Theory training class, students will learn the basics of thinking about color and about the rules and considerations for working with color in design projects.

Course Benefits:

  • Learn about the traditional color wheel and explore color in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Learn about relationships between colors and how to create a color “feel”.
  • Learn basic color theory principles.
  • Learn about considerations for print and web.
  • Learn to create a color palette for your project.

Course Outline

  1. Color Wheel
    1. Primary Color
    2. Secondary Color
    3. Tertiary Color
  2. Saturation
  3. Hues and Shades
    1. Hues
    2. Shades
    3. Tints
    4. Tones
  4. Exploring Shades and Tints Using Adobe Illustrator
  5. Value of the Hue
  6. Colors
    1. Neutral Colors
    2. Warm Colors
    3. Cool Colors
    4. Monochromatic Colors
  7. Color Scheme
  1. Triadic
  2. Complementary
  3. Split
  4. Analogous
  5. Color “Feeling” Mood
    1. Cultural Reference
  1. Complementary Colors
  2. Contrasting
  3. Vibrancy
  4. Monochromatic
  1. Mode RGB/CMYK
    1. RGB Mode
    2. CMYK Mode
  2. Print or Screen
    1. Print Features
    2. Screen Features
  3. Audience Type
  4. Scope of Project
  1. Create Color Palette
  2. Mechanics of a Color Scheme
  3. White Space

₦ 20,000

  • Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access
  • Duration: 1 year
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