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Color Theory Fundamentals

by Chris Davis

Learn the fundamentals of color theory to empower more informed decisions involving color.

What you'll learn

Color is a bit of a fickle science. The rules that are firmly rooted in physics are the same rules that are just about negated by geography and psychology. Yet, no matter where you live, where your career has taken you, or how you personally perceive color, you’re still undoubtedly interacting with color on a regular basis. In this course, Color Theory Fundamentals, you will learn everything you need to know to make effective decisions about color in your life. First, you will learn the applicable historical elements of color. Next, you will discover the types of color palettes and how to identify them. Finally, you will explore how to put it all into practice and communicate with color. When you are finished with this course, you will have a working knowledge of color theory fundamentals which will empower you to make more informed decisions about color, and bring more harmony to your life. Software required: any web browser

About the author

Chris is a Visual Communications expert with over a decade of experience ranging from film production to product management. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago with a double major in Film Production and Visual Communication, Chris went on to work in marketing, architecture, and higher education industries. He continues to tell stories independent of his day-to-day job through his business Good Road Co. He lives to find the connections between creating art, telling stories and being ... more

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