How to Not Suck at Color

Armed with a few simple techniques, you can stop making people’s eyes bleed

Greg Gunn
Greg Gunn
May 15, 2019 · 9 min read
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If you took any kind of art class growing up, chances are your instructor mentioned the term “color theory.” And that was probably the last time you gave that term any kind of thought. Which explains why a lot of us make arbitrary decisions about color.