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How to organize colors in your scientific drawing


Colors play a major role in perception of any kind of graphics. Unfortunately, it is rarely considered by scientists as an element of composition. Presented drawings aim at contrasting the approach of black and white composition, with the approach of random and organized colors. The difference is obvious at a glance. However, finding the right color combinations can be really hard, especially if you want to present complex dependencies. Just because we have a natural ability to distinguish colors does not make us an expert in that field. It is therefore important to use an abstract illustrative organization of color hues such as a COLOR WHEEL. This simple tool is used by artists and designers, but can be also very useful for scientists in picking colors for their drawings. The following tutorial presents some general guidelines for the proper handling of colors and provides some specific examples to illustrate inappropriate practices. Follow it and create your scientific drawing with harmonious color combination and an ambience of elegance.


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2 comments:

  1. Nice article, but I don't like to create vectors by my own, it takes too much time, as for me it's better to find free vector download from Cannypic. This is great content storage, if you need some vectors visit it and I'm sure you'll find something useful for you. Good luck.

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  2. I usually use Color Wheel - what can be easier in use and more helpful? For organizing colors it is the best solution as for me. Though I would like to know about any other way to do it - it is always good to know something new. Thanks for posting.

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