Guild 'n Goals — colour theory
A Colourful Journey Through Time
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What's your Favourite Colour?
This is probably the most popular conversation starter of all time, at least for kids. Think about your favourite colours throughout your life. Has it always stayed the same or has it like you, evolved over time to richer or more sublime palettes? Keep it in mind as you explore colour in our world.
What Season Are You?
Remember that question from the 1980s?
Colour Theory Made Easy
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Learning about Colour Theory is essential for anyone who intends to use colour, whether in sewing, painting, interior or interactive digital design.
Understanding the key concepts is the place to start: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Warm, Cool, Hue, Intensity, Value, Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary and Split Complementary. That’s a lot of vocabulary to digest. We are going to go through each term using coloured pencils as examples.
To understand these terms, you need to be aware of The Colour Wheel. It consists of 12 segments and can be filled using only three colours.
Note: If you would like to work through this "lesson" with a hands-on approach, subscribe to my newsletter to get your own personal fillable PDF copy.