Video: Understanding Color for Web Developers
This is “the lecture I've always wanted to give, but couldn't because there wasn't any good way to illustrate it.” The 12-minute video is available in Quicktime format to download or view in your browser. Contents:
- Part 1: Introduction. Covers basic RGB and HSB concepts.
- Part 2: RGB. In-depth demonstration of how to control color with this model.
- Part 3: HSB. Likewise for this model.
- Part 4: How to control contrast for readability and accessibility.
Background music for the video: Daris Milhaud Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, recorded April 19, 1961 in concert at the Illini Union Wedgewood Lounge, Urbana, Illinois. Amaryllis Fletcher, Violin; Tom Jewett, Clarinet; Carolyn Powell, Piano.
Copyright 2009–2013, Tom Jewett,
tom [at] tomjewett [dot] com
Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Emeritus
California State University, Long Beach