Deep Dive: Colour

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October 6, 2022 by mrgoldsack

Have you every had a hard time picking a colour? This is a pretty common and reoccurring issue for designers. Colour may seem like a simple concept, but it has a pretty deep and complex story. In this post we will be covering some of the ideas and theory behind colour in design.


If you have ever taken an art class, The Colour Wheel is likely one of the first topics you have covered. Here’s a quick breakdown of how colours work together: ColourWheel

Theory

Colours can add a lot to a design, but knowing how to use which colours can make a world of difference. Take a look at what different can colours represent: ColourTheory

Codes

Not all colours are the same – depending on the medium and style, colours require a specific setting. Here’s some info around Colour Codes: ColourCodes 


 

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Mr. Goldsack is a fan of wet coffee and dry humour.

Contact: mgoldsack@sd35.bc.ca

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