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Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education

Basic Color Theory Course (v.01)

Part of the Graphic Design Fundamentals Certificate, This beginner’s course on color exposes students to the theories and application of color, as it relates to both print and screen. Topics include: hue/value/saturation, the color wheel, the traits of color, color palettes/mixing, CMYK vs RGB and the social/cultural/psychological effects of color.

Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education
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Skills

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Create a color wheel.
  • Understand color combinations/neutrals.
  • Understand cultural and psychological factors when utilizing color.
  • Use subtractive colors to print on surfaces.
  • Utilize the Adobe Illustrator color tools and Color guide.
  • Successfully deliver a presentation on color used in a selected identity system.
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