How To Use Color — Color Basics

What is color theory? Why do your colors look awful? How do you use color? And why is it so difficult??

In this episode, Greg Gunn will teach you the basics of how color works and provide some easy tips and tricks for using it. Hue, Saturation, and Value are the building blocks of color. Once you understand how to use them your graphic design, digital art and illustration work will take on a whole new life.

00:46 – The Color Wheel
01:06 – Hue
01:16 – Saturation
01:37 – Value
01:59 – How to use colors together
02:19 – Top 3 reasons your colors suck
03:36 – Example of bad colors
04:18 – Fixing bad colors
05:11 – Before and after
06:36 – Saying goodbye

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