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Color Theory

Color plays an important role in visual communication, especially when designing websites. For web designers, understanding color theory is key to creating a color palette for UI/UX projects. This self-paced course will teach you the fundamentals of color theory and how to apply this framework to your web design practice.

3 Months / 14 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Learning Method

Self-Paced

No instructor. Study on your own schedule

Color Theory

Details + Objectives

Course Code: T9785

What You Will Learn
  • About the traditional color wheel and explore color in Adobe Illustrator
  • About relationships between colors and how to create a color "feel"
  • Basic color theory principles
  • About considerations for print and web
  • To create a color palette for your project
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 14 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Master the basics color theory in a completely online environment
  • Expand your web design skills to UI/UX
  • Perfect your use of color in your design projects

Outline

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Details
I. Terminology
II. Building an Efficient Color Theme
III. Color Theory Principles
IV. Color Context
V. Implementing Color
Requirements

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later operating systems.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

FAQs

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When can I get started?

You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.

How does it work?

You have three-month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons before your three-month access.

What if I need an extension?

Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.

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