Color Theory

Color Theory

Learn the rules for working with color in UI design projects.
3 Months Access / 14 Course Hrs
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Details

Color plays an important role in visual communication, especially when designing websites. For web designers, understanding color theory is a 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.   

What students 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 students 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

Enrollment Options:
Self-Paced
3 Months Access Course Code: T9785
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$99.00 USD

Syllabus

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

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.

Instructional Material Requirements:

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