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Create Compelling Designs by Using Design Principles and Color color color camp design drawing Jan 21, 2023

Design is more than decoration. Design is visual communication. You don't need fancy equipment or apps. You need ideas and an understanding of design fundamentals. Learning principles like composition, scale, placement, repetition, and movement will help you become a better designer.

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Color - What's in a Name? color Jan 14, 2023

When describing colors, it's not always necessary to stick to their common names. Using more interesting and descriptive names for colors can make your writing or design more evocative and impactful.

For example, in art and design, using more specific and unique colors' names can help create a...

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Insight on Working with Color in Design Production - Video color production video Jan 13, 2023

Working with color can be a tricky thing. The question I get most from surface pattern designers is about what color profile to use.

In this video, I take away some of the mysteries behind color profiles and why I start my work in RGB. You'll better understand RGB, CMYK, and Pantone colors. I use...

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Drawing and Painting with Color and Light in Mind books color Jan 11, 2023

Color and light always play a vital role in my artwork. Though I am mostly known for creating abstract and expressive artwork, I sometimes like to return to my roots. Sometimes there is something so satisfying about creating a photorealistic image. It's not something I often do, but it is good...

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Create a Color Palette from a Photograph using Coolors — Video color tutorial video Jan 06, 2023

As you know, I love the Coolors app and website for creating color palettes from scratch – watch how I do that here. 

Another way I like to use Coolors is to create color palettes from photographs.

Create a Color Palette from a Photograph

In this video, I'll show you how I use the...

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Create Color Palettes from Scratch with Coolors App — Video color tutorial video Jan 05, 2023

If you're a designer looking for a way to create color palettes or expand your use of color, Coolors is a great app to get started. There is a website and an app. In these tutorials, I will show two ways I use Coolors to create color palettes. You'll learn how to create color palettes from...

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