Learn about creating a color scheme for the various elements of your presentation, and how to use established color theories to help with creating a pleasing experience.
- [Instructor] Choosing colors can be … one of the trickier topics in designing presentations, … and you may have the task of choosing your own colors. … Personally, I look for associations … that particular industries, practices, or cultures have … with certain colors, and you may have noticed … this presentation has a predominately blue look … to the backgrounds, and there are … a couple of reasons for my choice. … Apart from the fact that globally, … blue is considered a positive color, … it is, after all, a color of a sunny sky … and the pictorial representation color of the ocean, … but in Western cultures, one of … the associations with blue is business. … There are others like trust, … and security, and faith, and so on. … And the other association that I'm using here, … probably obvious in a moment because of the white grid lines … in the background, is that of a blueprint, … which is commonly linked with construction design. … Now not everyone has the luxury … of choosing their own colors, you may have to deal …
- Outlining your topic
- Creating a storyboard
- Developing your design ideas with moodboards
- Exploring slide typography
- Using colors, words, and images effectively
- Using charts and graphs
- Effectively using animations and transitions
- Beyond the presentation
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Graphic Design: Presentationswith John McWade51m 29s Beginner
Creating Infographics with Illustratorwith Tony Harmer3h 6m Intermediate
Presentation software2m 12s
1. Developing Your Ideas
2. Design Essentials
3. Charts, Graphs, and Tables
4. Transitions and Animations
Using animation1m 45s
5. Finishing Touches
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