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Introducing Aviary by Mike Peutz

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Chapter 7. Selecting and Managing Colors with Toucan

From unifying colors in web pages to setting images up for print, color is an important aspect of design. Color is an often-overlooked aspect of image creation, but the proper use of colors can make an average image into a masterpiece. Color schemes can evoke different emotions and reactions. A splatter of red on an image can conjure thoughts of anger or rage, whereas the same splatter colored light blue can create a soothing peaceful feeling. Color is the first feature in an image that you notice, and then you notice the subject and details. You can easily pick out images that have captivating colors; you get an immediate reaction to them. This demonstrates the importance of well chosen and ...

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