Color 101

COLOR TERMS

For Non-Designers

Col  r Terminology With Visual Examples

RBG

RGB color is a model in which RED, Green, and BLUE light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors.

CMYK

CMYK is a color model that is used for print purposes. CMYK colors begin as white and then get darker as more colors are combined.

HEX

A hex is a six-digit number used in HTML, CSS, and design software applications to represent colors.

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PALETTE

A color palette comprises of colors that can be utilized for any illustration or design work that represents your brand.

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MONOCHROME

Monochrome is used to describe design or photographs in one  color or different shades of the  single color.

ANALOGOUS

Analogous color schemes use colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. They usually match well and create serene and comfortable designs.

COMPLEMENTARY

Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors (example: red and green).

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