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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

Learn About:

Screen Prints Colors

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

Step #1:

Go to: 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:

  •   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.

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