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What Is Color Therapy?

If you’ve decided to dedicate time to personal healing this new year, you may be searching for various methods by which you can do so. One method that could be particularly beneficial is color therapy, known scientifically as chromotherapy. Color therapy involves the use of color to treat a wide array of ailments. Below, we’ve provided you a breakdown of what color therapy is, why it can be useful, and how it fits into the aromatherapy that you may already be practicing. Defining Color Therapy ...
Tags: Design, Paint, Color Theory, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, OTHER-CHANNELS, ColorSchemer Touch, Egypt China Greece


How to Design Creative Websites

A huge part of what makes a web designer so essential is their ability yo create something that is truly distinctive and engaging. With the likes of WordPress, Wix, and Squarespace available, website designers really need to dig into their creativity to give their clients a unique product. To do this, consider the following strategies: Use Color to Unify Your Website Many people are too afraid to venture outside the traditional black and white when designing websites. While there is nothing w...
Tags: Design, Squarespace, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Design Minute, OTHER-CHANNELS, WordPress Wix


Choosing The Right Font

One of the biggest challenges in designing a brand, for me, is without a doubt - choosing the perfect font. We get on well in terms of shapes, colors, intonations, volumes, images to back up our brand, but we often underestimate the role of fonts in our presentation of ourselves.   And when we get to it - the step often seems impossible to finish. There is an absolute infinity when it comes to choices we are offered, and even then we trouble even selecting the right type of font to begin with. W...
Tags: Design, Roboto, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Top 5 Tips for a Good Flyer Design

There is always a wonderful feeling to designing something great, having it printed, and sending it to the right audience. This is the reason designing flyers can be both a lot of fun and rewarding. Here are top five tips to designing a good flyer. 1. Have a clear target for your flyer Before you start designing your flyer, create an effective design strategy. Think about what you intend to showcase to your audience, how the flyer will be distributed, and the level of budget you plan to work ...
Tags: Art, Giveaways, Design, Diy, Advertising, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, Design Minute, OTHER-CHANNELS


Color as a Factor in Enhancing Student Learning

Everything is associated with a particular color. For painters, marketing professionals, and designers, it is vital to use various color shades to achieve business success. But very few know that color can affect learning abilities as well. Most educators admit that colorful desks and chairs along with glowing bulletin boards can turn a faded classroom into a bright place that holds students' attention. Colors do more than just animate a surrounding environment. They are so powerful that if use...
Tags: Art, Tools, Design, China, Inspiration, Paint, Illustration, Color Theory, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-CHANNELS, ColorSchemer Touch, Green Helps, Orange Enhances Mood Orange


Mint, butter, chartreuse and others - colors we should love and use more often

Let’s stop lying to ourselves - we’ve all been there! Choosing the right colors for your design or artwork can be a real pain when you are just starting out. Many Colourlovers actually started learning about color looking through other users’ palettes and trying to see how they match and mix them. A good piece of advice I can give you as beginner color users is to take a look at some of the pieces your favorite artists have produced. How do they use color? How do they emphasize what’s important ...
Tags: Art, Europe, Design, Milan, News, Green, Marilyn Monroe, Caribbean, Color Theory, Grenoble, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, COLOURlover Features, Ana Maksimovic


2019: New Year Resolutions for Designers

Ho ho ho... There goes yet another year of hanging out with us here at COLOURlovers.com! We do believe that this year will be even more awesome and full of breakthroughs in art and design. However, another year is an opportunity to work on ourselves and take the future into our own hands. Today, we are looking at the New Year resolutions a Colourlover would make.   This year I will...   Learn something new out of my comfort zone   The world around us keeps on spinning and technology surpri...
Tags: Design, Earth, Netflix, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Designers Experience: 10 Recommendations

Nowadays, graphic design is constantly changing and evolving. There are always new trends to follow, new skills to acquire and new tools to master. But, there are also some ground rules, some good old things which don't go out of fashion and that are the basics of great design. Here are some of them from experienced designers that will help you enhance your projects.   Use a Color Pop Up Technique With so much various content available, grabbing the viewer's attention hasn't been easy. To mak...
Tags: Facebook, Design, Web, Sydney, Don, Lilian, Apple Don, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Design Minute, OTHER-CHANNELS, Lilian Chifley, FontSam Cooper, ImagesAngela Evans, Australian Writings Service


Do You Need a Colour Palette for Your Collage?

Collage is a form of art that combines or assembles different forms to create a new whole. They can be newspaper or magazine clippings, photographs, portions of artworks or many other items. They are glued together on canvas or paper. Collages date back to the early 20th century as a part of modern art. Collage is also a technique in painting popularised by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Today, there are digital collages that uses computer tools to create visual elements or digital art. It’s...
Tags: Design, Pablo Picasso, Color Theory, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-CHANNELS, Georges Braque, ColorSchemer Touch


Printing low resolution photos

Have you ever thought about bringing your favorite artwork out of its digital form, print it on a large canvas and frame it in your living room? Or maybe you are redecorating and you want to be a courageous designer and arrange the colors on your walls with style and good taste? Before you start choosing the perfect images to print, here is something you should bare in mind.   Most designers and photographers know how difficult it is to work with low resolution images. Sure, the resolution such ...
Tags: Facebook, Design, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


The palettes of 2018

Being creative is hard work. Creative block is real! As an artist, you need to practice and motivate yourself daily. But when putting colors together is something that you love, it comes natural. Right? We thank the community here @Colourlovers for being so supportive and accepting and for coming up with amazing color combinations this year. Let's check out the palettes that marked 2018 and give a big round of applause for the authors. Which one is your favorite? Can you decide?
Tags: Design, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART


Best Christmas Card Designs 2018

If there ever was a perfect time in the year to show to your customers how much you care, we couldn't imagine a better holiday than Christmas. Aside from showing gratefulness, Christmas is the time of the year you should invest all you got into astonishing marketing, and spend the rest of the year watching how it paid off.   There are infinite creative possibilities to boost your market and reconnect to your old customers; one could really go wild with ideas. Although, whatever we come up with, ...
Tags: UK, Design, Inspiration, Holiday, Haynes, Hank, David Garcia, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Alexander Boys, Laura Louise, Elly Ang, Camilo Rojas, Nicko Dalton


The generation of remake

The constant growth of hipster culture popularity opened the art world towards new / old ideas. The newfound nostalgia of modern generations is somewhat a result of rapid technological changes and development. In the time of frequent and careless urbanization, there is an emerging trend to resist to these new trends and robotizing.     This rebellion is marked with love and care for the planet, the environment, people and social encounters, as well as the cultures of 60's and 70's. Alternative ...
Tags: Design, Coca Cola, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Sexy Trends in Design

Contemporary design is responding to the habits and lives of contemporary people. In the web full of content, yours has to stand out, attract and take someone’s breath away. To create visuals that respond to the modern online eye, you need to get even further more outside of that box, think bold and exotic, passion-driven and consumer oriented.   Individualization   Over the past few decades, mankind got used to fitting boxes all the time - by gender, age, interest, hair color. Nowadays, the soc...
Tags: Design, News, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


The Importance of Color in a Logo Design: How to Choose the Right One?

To learn the importance of choosing the right color in logo design, continue reading this post. You’ll learn the different meanings of each color and its significance on a particular logo. Here we go! Well, the color shouldn’t be ignored, especially when it comes to designing a logo, either for a business or what. If you plan to create your own logo or even consider professional help, there is a need to make sure that you are picking the right combinations of colors. You should never ignore the...
Tags: Design, Logo, Blue, Black, Grey, Color Theory, Brown, Black Black, Grey Grey, Orange Orange, Pink Pink, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-CHANNELS, ColorSchemer Touch


Pantone announces color of the year 2019

The end of the year is close and we are all wondering which color will be our lucky charm in 2019. Pantone definitely made our day announcing that the color of 2019 is a gentle, mellow, contemporary-style Living Coral (16-1546). This color is perceived as life-bringing and vivid, animating and energizing, which will give a certain sense of intimacy and tenderness to your life.   Photo source brandchannel https://bit.ly/2EvZ03g   Living Coral is a soft and trustworthy color, good in small, detai...
Tags: Art, Design, Earth, Coral, Pantone, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, Living Coral, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, COLOURlover Features, Nina Petrov


Colors with the fastest growing popularity

Most popular colors in every decade of mankind are reflecting on our habits and our needs, the development of different industries, changes within our lifestyles, global politics and economy. With the fast development of technology all around us, revolutions are made in almost every segment of human life - music, film industry, cartoons, games, nightlife, food industry, the sex industry, and many others. Shutterstock Inc is the leading global technology company providing us with licensed videos,...
Tags: Art, Japan, Shutterstock, Design, Color Theory, Proton, Shutterstock Inc, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, COLOURlover Features, Nina Petrov, Proton Purple


Top colors for your Christmas Tree

They say your whole year is going to be in the spirit of your Christmas Eve. For good omens, everyone in the world is decorating their Christmas tree, their homes, and front yards. To decide what your year is going to be like, it is important to choose what decor your Christmas will be like - which colors and which materials you will use. If you are looking at a wealthy, elegant 2019, then you should go for gold. Golden decorations, ribbons and twinkle lights will make classy omens for your next...
Tags: Design, Holiday, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Art Plagiarism

This is the topic we are all interested in, but somehow can't know enough about it. What awoke our curiosity is how pop artists used Mona Lisa to create all these series of colorful pieces, yet that is not considered plagiarism. Up to which point can we use someone else's work as a reference for our own art piece and not be plagiators? Appropriation means borrowing, recycling, copying a piece of work to use it for a new creation. Appropriation as such has been a part of the tradition in visual a...
Tags: Design, Alabama, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Mona Lisa, Picasso, Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas, Marcel, Les Demoiselles, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Marcel Duchamp His Mona Lisa, Paul Giovanopoulos


Be the boss of email marketing

Email marketing might seem like an easy way to communicate with your customers, but creating and growing your email list of faithful users takes more time and effort than you might think. Marketing your business via your email list, above all, is about developing trust and intimacy with your clients. You would want to have a growing email list of people who engage with your content, who are interested in your products or services, and who are or will be your buyers. First of all, when starting t...
Tags: Design, Advertising, Don, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, Nina Petrov, Assault of Non, Jonathan Molly Luke Kindest


Another Six Principles of Disney Animation

In our previous article, Six Principles of Animation, we learned about top six rules that leading animators at Disney use in their practice. Today, we will pay a closer look to another six principles that help Disney cartoon characters look so realistic and their movement natural or funny.   Arc   To create an impression of natural movement, we should pay attention to the arcs created by movements in our lives - for example, the arc that a ball makes when we throw it. By drawing this arc in an...
Tags: Design, Disney, Guides, Illustration, Popeye, Disney Animation, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, OTHER-CHANNELS


Six principles of animation

Did you ever wonder what is that makes animated characters look so realistic to you and how you can relate so easily? Are you working on developing your animated video and are wondering how to keep all laws of physics in order? Twelve Basic Principles of Animation is a book published by Disney and written by his animators, trying to explore the keys to lifelike animation. These principles apply regardless of whether you draw by hand or, much more likely, are using computer animation. Here are th...
Tags: Art, Feature, Design, Inspiration, Disney, Guides, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Design Minute, Straight Ahead Action


Creative Commons Copyright

By the definition, commons is a kind of resource that belongs to the whole community - it is used and improved by all. Cultural commons stand for physical or virtual cultural property which is shared within community. It can also represent an intellectual property (such as library) available to community on a certain physical or cyber space.   Creative Commons is nowadays a well known US based community platform, that is structurally a non-profit organization, devoted to make artwork available f...
Tags: Design, US, Creative Commons, ND, NC, CC BY SA, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Free stock material for breathtaking videos

For everyone who communicates with their audience via social media, video content is shown to be amazing for getting your message across. If you are not a professional filmmaker or you don't have much time for shooting cool videos yourself, there is a number of website platforms where you can use the footage of your colleagues for free. Videezy One of the coolest platforms we'll recommend is Videezy - one of the largest base of stock videos you can use free of charge. They made it easy for yo...
Tags: Design, Pixabay, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Free Stock Footage, Fancy Footage Club, Pixabay Pexels Videos


The science of colors

Did you know that human eye can recognize more shades of green than any other color? Having in mind that forest was our natural habitat since Homo Sapiens started walking the Earth, this makes a lot of sense. In fact, throughout evolution, man’s survival was depending on our vision and sensitivity to colors – blue, trustworthy and calm, color of the sea reflecting the sky. Yellow, friendly and joyful, color of the Sun which lights every new day. Red, passionate and dangerous, color of the fire. ...
Tags: Art, Design, Earth, Color Theory, Feng Shui, Homo Sapiens, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Ready to get Colorized?

What is fresh and crispy on the market and saves the day for every web designer ever? We are happy to present a brand new version of Colorizer - a tool developed by Paletton, a trending designers company with a set goal to make your work even more enjoyable.   What is Colorizer?   Colorizer is a widget for your webpage, ready to fancy up your site, making it super easy to combine colors and create the perfect palette for your online presentation. By knowing basics of HTML, CSS and Javascript, ...
Tags: Art, Design, Css, Guides, Color Theory, Paletton, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, COLOURlover Features, Nina Petrov, Colorizer


Top 5 reasons why the color yellow should be part of your wardrobe

Hi there!   One of the reasons why you spend time on ColorLovers is because you love colors, all about them. Today, we want to share five reasons why we absolutely adore the yellow color in our closet, at all times.   1. It will totally light up your day   You don't need to understand the color theory to agree with this. Yellow is the kind of color that makes us feel good, it will make other people feel comfortable and pleasant in your company, which makes it perfect for a job interview, but ...
Tags: Home, Design, Inspiration, Culture, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, OTHER-CHANNELS


Paletton - Color Theory Live

Remember everything you had to learn about color theory so far? Now you can finally sit back and relax, stop thinking about which shades work well together and which don't, because one app knows it all and works for you!   Paletton started off as Color Schemes in 2002, and it has been evolving through Color Scheme Designer, only to finally become what it is today - one app for optimizing your designer capacity by resolving all your doubts on adequate palettes. It was originally developed by Petr...
Tags: Design, Diy, Wikipedia, Inspiration, Color Theory, Petr, Paletton, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Design Minute, Petr Staníček Pixy, Colorizer, Colorpedia


The use of vibrant colors

Since we started hanging out on COLOURlovers, we talked about some colors more than others - the cultural identity of red, the appearance of blue in nature, an amazing combo of blue and yellow in many various examples. Today, we would like to explore our community's opinion on vibrant colors, what a vibrant color is and how to make any color look more alive. In this article, we are looking at most vibrant colors and how to make the best out of them in real life.     The first lesson we learned ...
Tags: Design, Color Theory, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov


Paletton - Color Theory Live

Remember everything you had to learn about color theory so far? Now you can finally sit back and relax, stop thinking about which shades work well together and which don't, because one app knows it all and works for you!   Paletton started off as Color Schemes in 2002, and it has been evolving through Color Scheme Designer, only to finally become what it is today - one app for optimizing your designer capacity by resolving all your doubts on adequate palettes. It was originally developed by Petr...
Tags: Design, Wikipedia, Color Theory, Petr, Paletton, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Petr Staníček Pixy, Colorizer, Colorpedia