color

Elements of Design

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

This graphic is courtesy of Paper Leaf.

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Color palettes in PowerPoint

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Once you have chosen a color palette for your course, you might want to make use of it in PowerPoint to create some graphics or make a presentation for your students. This website shows you how to customize the color scheme in PowerPoint.

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Color wheel

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

One way to create a color palette is to use the color wheel. Adobe has an interactive color wheel at color.adobe.com. You can use the sliders to find a particular color, and then select a color rule to see its complement on the color wheel or the two colors that go along with it to…

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Color codes

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

When you find a great color you want to be able to replicate it. Two common ways that designers talk about color are RGB values and Hex values. RGB values look like this: R: 186 G: 47 B: 39. The red, green, and blue values can be any number from 0 to 225. Hex values…

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Color palettes

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you are trying to find a color palette for your course, check out Design Seeds. This blog is constantly updated with new color palettes. Each post shows you the palette and also gives you the hex codes for each color in the palette. I like to browse the recent posts whenever I need inspiration.…

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Color Science

By horizon / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy collaborated to create a series of free online courses about topics related to movie animation. One of their courses is called “Color science.” Click here to check it out.

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Color Theory

By horizon / August 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

This graphic is courtesy of Paper Leaf. Here is a website that gives a good overview of some basic color terminology.

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