Color Theory

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Color Theory

Hue - Type of color
Saturation - Intensity of the color
Value - Light or dark

Our eyes have 3 cones


L - Yellow
M - Green
S - Blue and Violet

Primary Colors - Red Green Blue

Secondary colors - Cyan, Magenta and Yellow

YURMBY Color WHeel

Start with black and white, to determine if, white on dark, or dark on white

Use one color as a dominant color

The first thing a person sees, are the colors

Finding the right colors
Color swatches
Shades of color
Colors that work well together
Flat color palette



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