Beginning Graphic Design: Color




It plays a vital role in design and everyday life.

It can draw your eye to an imageevoke a certain mood or emotioneven communicate something important without using words at all.

So how do we know which colors look good together, and which ones don't?

The answer is simple: Color theory.

Artists and designers have followed color theory for centuries, but anyone can learn more about it.

It can help you feel confident in many different situations, whether it's choosing colors for a design, or putting together the perfect outfit.

All it takes is a little insight, and you'll be looking at color in a whole new way.

Let's start at the beginningthe very beginningwith a refresher on the basics.

Remember learning about primary and secondary colors in school?