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Last reply by: Professor Echavarria
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:27 PM

Post by James Tiago De Quesada on September 28, 2012

Hello, Where to download files of this lesson?

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Post by Peter Dixon on March 26, 2012

Good information, looking forward to the rest of the course.

Color Theory

  • Colors are a powerful way to enhance the look and feeling of your design.
  • Color wheels are broken up by primary, secondary, tertiary, complementary and analogous colors.
  • Color variations are the different shades and intensity of color possibilities.
  • Types of colors that are used in web development are RGB (Red, Green, Blue) and CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black).
  • Mixing colors can evoke the mood of color subconsciously.

Color Theory

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Learning Objectives 0:18
    • Learning Objectives
  • Introduction 0:53
    • Why Color?
  • Color Wheel 2:37
    • Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Colors
    • Complementary Colors
    • Analogous Colors
  • Color Variations 7:12
    • Warm, Cool, and Neutral Colors
    • Value
    • Brightness
    • Saturation
  • Types of Colors 10:19
    • RGB Color (Red, Green, and Blue)
    • CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black) Pigment Colors
  • Mixing Colors 12:45
    • Mixing Colors
  • Cool Colors 13:44
    • Cool Colors
  • Warm Colors 15:36
    • Warm Colors
  • Neutral Colors 16:11
    • Neutral Colors
  • Saturated Colors 17:07
    • Saturated Colors
  • De-Saturated Colors 18:12
    • De-Saturated Colors