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Color Theory Basics

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Color theory is the art and science of color interactions and effects.

In this lesson, you'll learn some of the basics of color theory, including the vocabulary used to describe color, color schemes, the ways that colors interact, and some of the ways that color can affect a composition.

These are some of the guiding principles of color theory that you can use in your work. The more you explore color theory, the better you'll understand how design decisions affect the viewer, and the more effective your work will be.

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