Color theory for web design beginners

A quick introduction to the color theory for design beginners

By: Ajdin Imsirovic 17 August 2021

Color theory

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1. Color classifications

1.1 Primary colors

1.2 RGB colors

1.3 HEX colors

1.4 Hot and cold colors

1.5 Tints and shades of color

1.6 Saturation, hue, and lightness

1.7 The color wheel

2. Color schemes

There are four kinds of color schemes:

  • monochrome
  • complementary
  • analogous
  • triadic

2.1 Monochrome

2.2 Complementary

2.3 Analogous

2.4 Triadic

3. Color psychology

3.1 Red

3.2 Yellow

3.3 Blue

3.4 Green

3.5 Brown

3.6 Purple

3.7 White

3.8 Black

4. Color tools and resources

4.1 Color scheme generators

4.2 Color palette inspiration

4.3 Color usage inspiration

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