What if you could be more influential, more productive, communicate better, and have more of a say in how people perceive and treat you just by knowing a few easy-to-remember secrets about color, all in just under 75 minutes?
Knowing how colors influence ourselves and others is like knowing a secret handshake that will help tilt life more in your favor day after day. This course will show you how with practical tips you can begin using immediately, even before you finish all the lessons.
Do you know what color to wear on your first date to make their heart go pitter-pat? What about during that sales pitch at work to generate support and funding for your new project or to stand out in a room full of extroverts? What soothing color will get the office troll off your back at work AND your baby to calm down at home so you can get some sleep?
Emotions are what drive people to think and act in certain ways and using colors strategically will help influence the emotions and actions of others. Did you know that 85% of shoppers place color as a primary reason for why they buy a particular product and that color increases brand recognition by 80%? Learn which colors will best help sell your ideas, your message, and your products and services.
Use the color techniques in this course when making presentations and in your visual communications to ensure that you are communicating exactly what you want to.Have more power to influence your audience to feel and react the way you intend and get them to take specific actions like support a cause or candidate, attend an event, make a donation, or buy a product or service.
This course now includes a bonus MP3 audio file of all eleven color lectures you can download and listen to while on the go.
What Students Are Saying:
"I am amazed at just how much I learned from this course. The instructor really breaks down how colors influence our daily lives and how we can purposefully incorporate them into our personal and professional lives for positive results. She also shows real examples to help demonstrate her point. I look at so many things differently now. Thank you so much for the wonderful course!" -Christine Maisel
I'm a practicing award-winning multimedia artist and a former tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media and Program Director of Film & Digital Media at The American University of Rome (2006-2016). I'm currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Digital Media at the brand new American University of Myanmar in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma).
Since 2000 I've been teaching students all over the world using my tried and true custom approach (turning complex information into something simple, memorable, easy-to-understand in as short amount of time as possible) to ensure that you get the most important, relevant, and useful information that can be applied immediately.
New bonus lectures and resources will continue to be added and timely color advice will be provided in the discussion forum. I love to help and always respond to inquiries and discussions ASAP.
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This is a course overview and rundown on what you will learn, who the course will help most, and a bit more on how learning about color will help you make more of an impact in your visual communications, work, and life every single day.
To help you maximize your time and learning, I have a few suggestions for moving forward in this course.
This lecture will lay the foundation for helping you to understand what color is and how it can affect you.
It comes from a new, related course created with Udemy instructor, Sharon Ramel called "Color Therapy- How to Heal, Energize, and Soothe With Color."
Find out why red is such an important color for foodies and people on their first date as well as how to use this color in your visual presentations for maximum impact.
Learn why orange is not just for Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations and how to use it to make yourself (and your visual presentations) appear more dynamic and exciting.
Beware of this color that can be pleasant to some and annoying to others. Learn when, where, and how to use it in your home and in your visual communications.
Kermit the Frog was wrong. It IS easy being green. Learn how to manage chaos and drama with this color.
Learn why every smart politician adds this color to their wardrobe and why you should too.
Find out why this color is a must-have for those who want to attract abundance into their lives, and where in the world it is considered unlucky.
Learn why public relations experts always have these colors in their "damage control" tool belts.
Learn why on Earth Macintosh computers went from being tan to silver (am I dating myself here?) and why it's the favorite color of robots wishing to take over the world.
Learn how to use this color for more professional presentations as well as where in the world it is associated with death instead of peace.
Find out why there are no more black blackboards in the US and why this color can lend authority/power/and aggression to the mild-mannered.
Learn why there's so much more to this color than what you'll find in the girl's toy aisle.
We'll take a closer look at my thought process when choosing colors for my animated films.
In this video, I'll go into more detail about how I choose colors for a job interview as well as talk a bit about how color made a difference for one of the last people I hired at my University.
This is a case study for my newly redesigned website that talks about my specific color choices, how certain colors work together, and other design considerations.
On the cheat-sheet is a summary of all the colors and their associations/properties as well as resources and links to learn more about this fascinating topic.
I've gotten a lot of questions over the past year since first creating this course about very specific colors like teal, turquoise, gold, etc. Here's a useful infographic that will help you better understand the psychological impact as we move from the major colors discussed in our course into many more specific variations and shades.
Find all the information on the lovely royalty-free images I used in this presentation.
Learn to influence how you are perceived at home and at work in a variety of situations just based on what colors you are wearing.
Browse by color and see which life situations call for specific color choices in your wardrobe.
Take these eerily accurate color quizzes based on extensive research to get a reading of your current mood and emotional state.
For those of you who like to learn while driving, exercising, or while on the go, here is an MP3 audio file of the introduction, all eleven color lectures, and the conclusion message available for download.
Online Learning Podcast: Episode 121 With Kristen Palana
This interview with top Udemy instructor, John Colley is full of some of my very best secret color tricks for making an impact, getting your content noticed, and boosting engagement online.
The podcast is aimed at other Udemy instructors, but my color tips can be easily used by anyone with a website or someone who uses text and images online, in presentations at work, etc.
From the program notes, we discuss pretty much in this order:
This is a list of free resources you can use in your creative projects.
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My goal is to empower ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
Since 2000 I have been teaching graduate and undergraduate university students and adult learners in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. I currently live and work in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) and am an Associate Professor of Digital Media at American University of Myanmar.
I also lead dynamic workshops and master classes locally and internationally. Recent clients include The UN's World Food Programme (Myanmar), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), Mango Group (Myanmar), and The American University of Rome (Italy).
I'm an American/Portuguese multimedia artist and educator and a former tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media (2006-2016) at The American University of Rome where I also co-founded and directed its Film and Digital Media Program.
Besides teaching tens of thousands of students at Udemy and other online platforms since 2014, I'm also a Course Facilitator for the UN-mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica) through their Centre For Executive Education.
My work is exhibited internationally and online and has received a number of awards. I received my MFA from Pratt Institute in Computer Graphics and Interactive Media and also hold a BFA in Painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
I love taking complex topics and making them simple.
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