This course includes nearly two hours of VFX color theory training.
Beginner Level One course for new and aspiring VFX artists.
No requirements, this is
a lecture-based series.
This course is immediately available to All Access members.
Value is the most important aspect of color in design! Let's take a look at how value contrast can be added in-engine and what it creates.
Saturation & Hue
Hue and saturation make up what we generally think of as color! Learn about the relationship between the two of them and start looking at how colors work together.
Color Temperature & Palettes
Explore warm and cool color temperatures. Get to know what feelings each temperature evokes and get some practice re-coloring an effect in a game engine.
Learn about the pitfalls to avoid when using additive particles and shifting hues with this lesson on color choices.
Restraint & Readability
Let's get some practice re-coloring a more complex effect with a block-in explosion. Practice the art of restraint when it comes to colors.
What members say about VFX Apprentice
VFX-A All Access Member
Joining VFX Apprentice was, for sure, the best decision I've made in my early VFX career. The courses are great and the mentors and students are always trying to help. I just love being here!
VFX Apprentice Student
This was my first step into the field of VFX. I chose it because I saw the incredible work of the teachers. If you want to plunge into the magical world of VFX, then this is definitely for you.
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