No one can doubt the importance of colour. It effects our emotions, changes our mood, creates ideas and sends messages. Mastering the use of colour is a skill that every designer should understand and apply. Colour schemes give your projects identity and even serve a functional purpose as they help the readability of your designs.
Use Adobe colour to create and test your colour scheme.
Harmonize and create beautiful colour themes to use in designs. Adobe Colour allows you to use the colour wheel to match colours using colour theory. You can also extract colours from an image and save it as a colour palette or unique gradient. Test your colour schemes contrast and accessibility wıth the contrast controller and colour blindness tool. Colour is an expressive and fun feature so get creative but remember to test your combinations for that extra professional look.
Learn the principles of colour theory with a short course
In this course: Principles of Colour Theory for online projects by brand/UX Specialist James Eccleston you will learn about colour theory and how to apply them in your own digital designs. This course will enable you to be an all round designer able to communicate and analyse with colour. Its broken up into four parts: an introduction into colour theory and terminology, combining colours to create a harmonious colour palette, applying the colour palette to an illustration or web design and finally tips and tricks for fixing colour errors.
Play a game to improve your colour perceptions!
Download I love Hue to your iOS or android device and start playing to improve your eye and colour perceptions. Arrange mosaics of coloured tiles of different difficulty levels into perfectly ordered colour spectrums. Its incredibility satisfying and surprisingly calming. Use it anytime anywhere as a break or an alternative activity.