Color Theory

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.

Location

Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!

Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.

Goals
  1. Learn about the traditional color wheel and explore color in Adobe Illustrator.
  2. Learn about relationships between colors and how to create a color "feel".
  3. Learn basic color theory principles.
  4. Learn about considerations for print and web.
  5. Learn to create a color palette for your project.
Outline
  1. Terminology
    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
  2. Building an Efficient Color Theme
    1. Triadic
    2. Complementary
    3. Split
    4. Analogous
    5. Color "Feeling" Mood
      1. Cultural Reference
  3. Color Theory Principles
    1. Complementary Colors
    2. Contrasting
    3. Vibrancy
    4. Monochromatic
  4. Color Context
    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
  5. Implementing Color
    1. Create Color Palette
    2. Mechanics of a Color Scheme
    3. White Space
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Follow-on Courses

Training for Yourself

$475.00 or 1 vouchers

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Training for your Team

Length: 1 Day
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
  • Expert Instructors

What people say about our training

The class was fun, well paced, and you can learn from anywhere. The teacher was helpful and cared about your learning.
Sarah Vogel
Clintrax Global Inc.
I loved the course! The instructor was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions in a way that I could understand. I am looking forward to taking the advanced VBA class in the future once I have practiced what I learned in this course.
Kasia Barnas
Quest Diagnostics
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Sharon Callahan
Case Western Reserve University
I walked away learning more than I expected to!
Mat Chacon
PACCAR ITD

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