How to Use Color Theory to Pick Harmonious Colors


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Color theory: Picking harmonious colors

The fourth concept on foundational topics and web design is Color Theory and picking harmonious colors for the web. Color theory explores the nature, history, and role of color in art and design as well as color combinations and color mixings based on the color wheel. Using the color wheel you can easily choose harmonious colors to set the right mood or meaning for the content in your web design. You can create different kinds of harmonous color combinations depending on the number of colors you plan to use in your design.

The most popular color combinations are monochrome, or monochromatic, complementary, split complementary, analogous, and triad. When choosing colors for your own projects, consider both the business and the target audience so that you select colors that will be appealing and harmonious. You might also want to consider the medium, history, fads and competitors.

Let's talk more about these four factors. Medium first. On the web, colors are RGB, which tend to be more vibrant than col...

Color theory: Picking harmonious colors
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Color theory: Picking harmonious colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Sue Jenkins as part of the Design Aesthetics for Web Design

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