A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 9)

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Click on the following links for previous parts: Part 1: Color Systems Part 2: Describing Color Part 3: Color Interaction Part 4: Color Schemes Part 5: More Color Schemes Part 6: Psychology of Color Part 7: More Psychology of Color Part 8: Controlling Color There is so much … [Read more...]

A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 5)

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Click on the following links for previous parts: Part 1: Color Systems Part 2: Describing Color Part 3: Color Interaction Part 4: Color Schemes Picking right up where we left of in part 4 of this crash course in color theory, we dive right back into more color schemes! I suggest going … [Read more...]

A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 4)

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Click on the following links for previous parts: Part 1: Color Systems Part 2: Describing Color Part 3: Color Interaction Now that we've laid the ground work for color theory in part 1, part 2 and part 3, we (finally!) get into the color scripts and schemes! These are practical ideas on … [Read more...]

A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 3)

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In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we went over the basic foundations of color theory, and how to describe color. Another way to describe color is by describing it in terms of warm and cool.   Warm and Cool Colors Describing a color in terms of it's coolness or warmness is very … [Read more...]

A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 2)

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In part one, we introduced the color wheel as well as additive and subtractive color models. From that we can move on to describing and using complimentary and analogous color.   Complimentary Color Looking back to the color wheel, you'll notice that you can draw a line across the middle … [Read more...]

A Crash Course in Color Theory for Film (Part 1)

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  Color theory is one of the more confusing aspects of visual aesthetics and is sometimes grossly misunderstood. For example, do you know what the primary colors are? If you answered "red, yellow and blue" then you're remembering color theory from when you were a kid. If you answered … [Read more...]

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