Creative Color
Creative Color
  • Scrapbook
  • Essentials

Find your artistic empowerment with in-depth knowledge of color and how to use it! In Creative Color, Meghann Andrew takes a deep dive into color theory and shares her best tips and tricks for how to use color to transform your projects. Explore the color wheel through intervals, harmonies, ratios, and schemes that will ensure the story you want to tell shines on your layouts. Then get inspiration for photographing and editing your project photos to show the true colors in your design. The possibilities are endless when you create with color!   

  • What you'll learn +
    • The basic characteristics of color, and how you can use them to inspire you or change them to alter the feel of your layout
    • How to use color intervals on your pages by creating gradients with paint and finding the hue result of mixing two different colors to create a visually pleasing color combination
    • How to successfully pair up the colors on the color wheel in analogous, complementary, split complementary, triad, and tetrad color harmonies
    • The "golden" ratio of colors to use on your projects to create a stunning presentation
    • How to build a color scheme for your page from a photograph
    • How to photograph and edit your project images in Photoshop Elements to reflect the true colors in your design and create a successful presentation
Lessons
  1. 1. The Basics of Color
  2. 2. Color Intervals
  3. 3. Color Harmonies
  4. 4. Ratios of Color
  5. 5. Choosing Your Color Scheme From a Photo
  6. 6. Photographic & Editing Layouts for True Color
Related Classes
Creative Color
  • Scrapbook
  • Essentials

Find your artistic empowerment with in-depth knowledge of color and how to use it! In Creative Color, Meghann Andrew takes a deep dive into color theory and shares her best tips and tricks for how to use color to transform your projects. Explore the color wheel through intervals, harmonies, ratios, and schemes that will ensure the story you want to tell shines on your layouts. Then get inspiration for photographing and editing your project photos to show the true colors in your design. The possibilities are endless when you create with color!   

  • What you'll learn +
    • The basic characteristics of color, and how you can use them to inspire you or change them to alter the feel of your layout
    • How to use color intervals on your pages by creating gradients with paint and finding the hue result of mixing two different colors to create a visually pleasing color combination
    • How to successfully pair up the colors on the color wheel in analogous, complementary, split complementary, triad, and tetrad color harmonies
    • The "golden" ratio of colors to use on your projects to create a stunning presentation
    • How to build a color scheme for your page from a photograph
    • How to photograph and edit your project images in Photoshop Elements to reflect the true colors in your design and create a successful presentation