Foundations of Color Introduction: How Color Shapes Meaning


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Introduction: How color shapes meaning

Let's explore the power of symbolic color and how it can be used most effectively. When you see the color red, what does it make you think of? Blood? Anger? Fire? Passion? We associate colors with particular objects, as well as the emotions conjured by experiences And ideas associated with in this case red things. Color can be universal as a symbol but it's frequently cultural and often personal. Understanding color as a symbol and an image helps to convey content and meaning.

It can be a single node of color or an overall pallet or a repeating pattern and can identify a particular emotion. And immediately indicates to the viewer, how they should feel or think about the content of a piece. We can't ignore the fact that it exists not as an isolated element, but part of a larger context. Color is defined by its relationship to other colors in an image. We have intuitive responses to the environment, or a mood cast by a particular grouping of colors, and respond to the literal content colored by...

Introduction: How color shapes meaning
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Introduction: How color shapes meaning provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mary Jane Begin as part of the Foundations of Color

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