Public Speaking Skills:
Cool Color Commentary
An artist uses color to create a painting or drawing, but what message does a color convey? Using this public speaking skill means using color to convey a particular meaning or purpose.
Flip Chart Color
=> Blue, black and green inks have the greatest visibility.
=> Blue is the most pleasing color to look at with red coming in
=> Do not do the whole chart in red ink.
=> Avoid purple ,brown ,pink and yellow inks.
=> Permanent markers give the most vivid color but dry out faster
=> Water colors are less vivid and squeak when you write. Ink will
Use Color Thoughtfully
=> Using bright colors for small graphics to make them stand out.
=> Using subtle colors for large graphics so they don't overwhelm.
Use Color Psychologically
According to Greg Bandy in Multimedia Presentation Design for the
=> RED = Brutal, Dangerous, Hot, Stop!
=> DARK BLUE = Stable, Trustworthy, Calm
=> LIGHT BLUE = Cool, Refreshing
=> GRAY = Integrity, Neutral, Mature
=> PURPLE = Regal, Mysterious
=> GREEN = Organic, Healthy, New life, Go Money
=> ORANGE /YELLOW = Sunny, Bright, Warm
=> WHITE (if I make the example white you couldn't see it) = Pure,
=> BLACK = Serious, Heavy, Profitable, Death
Since "death" is a pretty heavy way to end this section, I will give you a reference to find out more about outstanding visual design.
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