Color is power and its underlying concepts are the tools that graphic designers need to know! Watch this in-depth course, led by entertaining expert Mark Gatter, as he demystifies and explores the art and science of color, in all its vivid glory.
Mark Gatter is known internationally as an Adobe Certified Expert, instructor and author. In addition to his vast graphic design training experience, he brings many years of commercial printing expertise from both the UK and California.
Mark Gatter is back with a detailed and wide-ranging look at the art and science of color. In this 20-tutorial course, Mark takes you on a graphic design journey where you learn everything you need to know to harness the power of color and apply it to your graphic design projects.
In his relaxed and reassuring way, Mark teaches you about the nature and physics of color and the color spectrum. You learn all about RGB and CMYK, the color wheel and the different processes and choices that affect the printed and screen versions of your color designs.
Next, there's an in-depth look at how different color schemes work (or don't work) together. Mark dives deep into schemes using Adobe Kuler and also shows you how to use the web's best resources like Perbang other powerful online tools to help you design the most inventive and effective color schemes possible. In this section, you also learn all about color variations, contrast, saturation and how these essential properties all work together in the quest for the perfect color scheme!
So, kick back and prepare your eyes as the ever-mindful, graphic design guru, Mark Gatter, welcomes you into the wonderful world of color!
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Kyle Preston wrote on April 21, 2016
Great intro to the art of color, so many great sources listed, excellent and thorough explanations. Thanks Mark!
Mark L74 wrote on July 13, 2014
This course is about color, only color and it's the best! Mark Gatter shows exactly how to work with color for web and print. The colorscheme website he points to were unknown to me and are great stuff! Thanks!
Wasef alhakim wrote on March 15, 2014
Amazing, I loved this course and I am going to watch all five courses
Nate wrote on March 12, 2014
I've been a hobbyist "designer" for many years but I never bothered to learn any foundational color theory. This tutorial filled in a couple gaps and I picked up a few pointers that will definitely stick with me. I really enjoyed Mark's presentation style as well.
Jean-Pierre Pellissier wrote on February 17, 2014
Amazing course! If you've never had schooling in graphic design, like me, this course will be a fantastic adventure, albeit too short.
I want more!!!
Jonas wrote on February 13, 2014
Very good indeed and easy to gasp. I even pinned a couple of favourites :)
Reu wrote on February 12, 2014
I knew a lot of the color theory already, but it was still a great refresh. The tools presented are all new to me and I already don't know how I lived without them.