Choosing the right color palette is essential to the success of any design project. But how do we know which colors look good together and which ones don’t? How do the pros do it? The answer is color theory. Artists and designers have used color theory for centuries, but anyone can learn more about it.
GCFLearnFree has come up with an excellent animated tutorial that explains the basics of color theory and how to pick the right color combinations for your design projects. Watch below.
00:50 – Color basics
01:25 – Hue, saturation and value
02:09 – Creating color schemes
04:10 – Dos and don’ts
04:58 – Choosing the right colors
05:22 – Finding inspiration
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