The master at work.
One of the hardest things for me to get right in my presentations is the color palette. I feel like I have good taste, but being able to get the blend of colors right is very difficult for me.
This past weekend I saw two commercials on television which featured amazing uses of color. Things like this inspire me to continue growing in my knowledge of color and how to use it.
The first was a commercial for Sherwin Williams paint. There are several in this series. Here’s the one I saw:
Here are a few others in that same series:
The second commercial I saw was for Georgia Power.
This spot was created by the creative agency, Three Legged Legs. In this blog post they outline in detail all the steps they took to create the spot. I love behind the scenes stuff like this and wish more agencies would do the same.
Do you know of any books, classes, or other resources for getting better acquainted with color? If so, please share.
Communication advice AND kinetic typography. How can I but keep from posting?
“…we’ve just gotten to the point where we’re the most aggressively inarticulate generation to come along since, you know, a long time ago.”
(in no particular order)
The Essence of A Great Presentation
Whitney Johnson – Harvard Business Review
Why Whitespace Matters
Paul Boag – boagworld.com
Fear of Public Speaking
Janice Tomich – janicetomich.com
2010 Annual Top 50: loved.
Bobbi Sheridan & Mike Belschner – bobbiandmike.com/blog
10 Ways to Prepare for a TED-format Talk
Nancy Duarte – blog.duarte.com
Joseph Campbell on the Hero’s Journey
Jenny Blake – lifeaftercollege.org
Why Do Animated Videos Work?
Lee Lefever – commoncraft.com
6 Ways to Be A PowerPoint Superhero
Jon Thomas – presentationadvisors.com