Learn about the basic components of color.
- [Instructor] This chapter looks at the final element…of the foundations of graphic design, color.…And what we're looking at right now…is where we begin our exploration…with the components of color.…This is color wheel and you may well…have come across this one in school.…It's called the pigment wheel,…but it's also often to referred to…as the artist's color wheel…and it's very useful for understanding the relationships…and mixes of pigment based paints and inks.…Now even though what we make as designers…may well be finally produced using inks,…the pigment wheel has limited use for us a lot of the time…and there are other color wheels.…
So we're going to be using one here,…that you maybe slightly less familiar with…that's based on digital color…to help you develop your color knowledge.…Now the first component of color…we're going to look at is hue,…which is to most people, the name of a color,…such as orange or rose or spring green or azure.…In digital color, hues are identified…by their position on the color wheel…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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