common object example

Summary:

Choose Your Colors - Learn how to Use Kuler to select a Color Scheme

    ●   Picking colors can be difficult for those of us who are color-challenged. Fortunately, there is kuler.adobe.com.


Learn About:

Screen Prints Colors

  •   This tutorial is part of the Drive Me Wild Project.

Step #1: Kuler.Adobe.com

Go to: kuler.adobe.com and click Explore:


IF you're working on the Free Trade project …

… search for Pastel Colors as required by the rubric for that project.

 


Step #2: Adjust your Colors ~

Select a color harmony and click "Edit Copy" …


Try picking a color harmony …

… and mess around with the colors (if necessary).


Step #3: Screen Print ~

Once you've decided on a 5 color scheme …


… hit: Cmd(⌘)+Shift(⇧)+4 + +
and drag out a box to copy the screen:

That's right! Make a screen print!

These will be your colors!


Step #4: Open your Project in Photoshop ~

Open YOUR PROJECT in Photoshop …

 

 

… (Remember: all these tutorials are intended to be
applied to YOUR PROJECT) …

… paste the the screen shot in Photoshop.


Last Step: Save and Attach ~

Save your work as - FIRST_NAME_LAST_NAME_PROJECT_NAME.psd]

Attach it!

  •   ALWAYS save your projects using the following naming convention:
FIRST_NAME_LAST_NAME_PROJECT_NAME

  •   DO NOT name your project any other way - Improperly named projects will not receive credit and you will be sad.

  •   NEVER leave your work on the desktop or depend on a flash drive - instead, save your work in a folder you can find later - preferably on a virtual drive where it can be backed up.



Other Resources: http://juicystudio.com/services/colourcontrast.php and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvjgJ10DjKw