The viewer will explore the power of color and how choosing the right color can set the mood of website.
- [Instructor] The first of the eight elements…that we'll explore is color.…In graphic and web design,…we really must consider the colors used in a design…to set the right mood…and to convey a deliberate feel or emotion…that supports the information within the design.…Before we get too far…into the concept of choosing colors to set a mood,…let's take a look at the color wheel…for a quick review of color.…The three primary colors are red, blue, and yellow.…
And the three secondary colors…are orange, green, and violet.…The secondary colors are created by combining…two adjacent primary colors.…So for example, yellow and red equals orange.…Yellow and blue equals green.…And blue and red equal violet.…Now, if you combine a primary color with a secondary color,…you get what's called a tertiary color.…For instance, yellow and green create yellow-green.…
And violet plus red create violet-red.…So here's a good design question for you.…What happens when you add white to a color?…Well, you get what's called a tint.…The more white you add to a color, the lighter the tint.…
- Understanding aesthetics
- Picking harmonious colors
- Structuring your layout
- Using space to organize your design
- Communicating with the right fonts
- Aligning objects to achieve balance
- Adding movement with scrolling and animation
- Achieving proportion by scaling objects and text
- Creating CSS for different devices
Skill Level Beginner
2. Using Elements of Design
3. Incorporating Principles of Design
4. Web Design Industry and Trends
5. Designer’s Role and Web Design Workflow
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