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Full-length class: Color for Designers: Exploration, Theory, and Application with Richard Mehl
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AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
- Effectively select and apply color to enhance your design projects
- Utilize color theory language to justify your design decisions
- Expand beyond preconceptions and your comfort zone in working with color
ABOUT RICHARD’S CLASS:
Our response to color comes from the place in our brain where trust, loyalty, behavior, and decision occur – every successful project relies on a designer making smart choices about color.
In Color for Designers: Exploration, Theory, & Application, Richard Mehl will give you a foundational understanding of color theory principles and demonstrate how to apply them. Richard has studied alongside design legends Paul Rand, Bradbury Thompson and Herbert Matter; in this class he’ll share insights gleaned from 12 years of teaching and writing about color in design.
Richard takes an accessible approach to the serious study of color theory for designers. You’ll be exposed to a relevant series of ideas and skills by exploring a range of analog and digital projects.
- Color terminology and meaning
- How to view color in context
- Contrast grids and color illusion
- Tips for creating a harmonious color palette
In Color for Designers: Exploration, Theory, & Application you’ll develop a new awareness and sensitivity to color that will bolster your confidence in your personal and professional design work.
WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:
This class is for designers and color aficionados of all levels working across various media, ranging from floral design to user experience design. It is also an appropriate refresher in color theory for experienced designers.