Create a new PowerPoint. Call it Color Theory Save it Keep it open for notes at the end of this PowerPoint. Started November 2, 2009. The Color Wheel. History of Color. Colors are often symbolic. Let’s talk about what role color has played in different times in history. In China….
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Started November 2, 2009
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Color Questions-Possible Anwers
Fill in the rest of slides with the appropriate color.
AssignmentFind a poem of color, a picture and color it and put the poem in your picture.Use Fireworks or Photoshop (current graphic program you are learning. Locate a picture for your background or main image.Place It on a reasonable sized canvas, that will hold the words to your poem. Use a font and color scheme that goes with the overall feeling of the poem that you will be using. Focus on the color, temperature and emotions of your words. You may replace words with pictures. Let your imagination guide you. You may cut and paste or type your poem. Save and place it in your PowerPoint
Mirror of Reflection
Go to the Internet and find your favorite hexidecimal number. Find your color theory chart numbers too!
Creating color contrast for some is very simple but for others cn be very difficulty. The example below shows what happens to colors that are layered differently.
When a square f blue is placed on yellow, the blue appears darker and cooler. The same blue square on black appears much lighter but because of the closeness in tone the contrast hard to distinguish. The same goes for Red on Green or Red on blank.
Now you might feel as if you have all of this newly learned color knowledge but nothing to do with it. Lets take a look at an example that you might find useful within your every day design projects. Look below at the corporate Samsung logo.
I am sure that you are all familiar with this corporate identity and that you all own something with this very logo on it. Now, lets pretend that Samsung hired you to design their website and that your first assignment is to come up with a usable color scheme. Lets use some of the color theory principles that we learned earlier in this article. Without looking at my example below, why don\'t you try coming up with a color scheme for the Sony corporate website in the following formats:
Now, lets pretend that they hired you to design their website and that your first assignment is to come up with a usable color scheme. Lets use some of the color theory principles that we learned earlier in this article. Come up with a color scheme for the corporate website in the following formats:
Relative lightness or darkness of a color. Value is a a measurement of how close to black or white a given color is.
secondary color together.
Q: What secondary color do you get when you mix red and yellow together?
Q: What secondary color do you get when you mix blue and yellow together?
Q: Complementary colors sit on opposite sides of the color wheel. If placed next to each other in a painting, what do they do for each other
Q: Warm colors appear closer and cool ones further away. What are generally considered warm colors and cool colors?
Q: When color mixing, should you add a darker color to a lighter or a lighter to a darker?
The addition of black is used to increase the depth of images in this model
Color scheme that uses variations in value and saturation of a single color.
If you want your artwork to be calm, soothing, and make the viewer feel comfortable, you should use …
Computer color model based on the principles of the subtractive primaries
A visual representation of colors arranged according to their relationship to each other.