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A red letterbox against a backdrop of greens.
This red letterbox stands out boldly against a complementary green backdrop

'Glorious technicolor' show-and-tell

It is time for some colourful self-expression!

We asked you to keep a visual record of any interesting colour applications or combinations you spotted in the run up to the course and in Week 1.

You might accidentally have stumbled across and photographed a noteworthy mix of colours – a spontaneous still life.

Or maybe you have a photo of a painting or artwork you have created.

Your eye might have been caught by a pattern on a textile or on other manufactured product, or maybe you have recorded seasonal colour from nature.

You may wish to share commercial use of colour in branding, advertising or logos.

On The Power of Colour it is important for learners to be able to post and view each other’s visual material, however you may need a fast internet connection to load the course Padlet boards quickly.

If you cannot load the course board, you could instead make your own Padlet board and include a link to this in the Comments.

Share your images

Upload and share your images and comments on this Padlet board. Can you suggest the theory underlying the colour harmony you have found? Add this information to the comments on your Padlet note if you can.

You can find out more about how to use Padlet here.

If you have difficulty posting to the course board, try making your own Padlet board here, and pasting the URL for your board into the Comments below.

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The Power of Colour

KLC School of Design