Complete Color Grading & Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve

Color Grading & Color Correction Masterclass in DaVinci Resolve 15 & 16 with complete & easy Tutorials

4.11 (176 reviews)



5 hours


Mar 2020

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What you will learn

Color correct and grade videos using efficient techniques from an expert

By the end of the course, you'll have edited a short documentary using either the supplied footage (video clips, photos, graphics, music, etc.), or your own footage!

Start a project with the right settings for any type of video, from any camera.

Export and save your videos for HD playback.

Color correct your video to fix issues with white balance and exposure.

Add a feeling to your video with color grading.

Apply visual effects to your videos to make them look better.

Edit green screen footage and, add backgrounds that actually look good.


Start Color Correction and Color Grading of your videos professionally with Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve!

If you are looking for a free application that will allow you to color grade videos however you want them, DaVinci is the best answer. DaVinci Resolve is used by amateur and professional video makers across the world for every type of production from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries and feature films. This course is the best way to jump right in and start color correcting and grading.

Color Correct and Color Grade videos the way you imagine them!

Practice color correction and grading while you learn. This course includes practice files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

I'll be teaching the course using the DaVinci Resolve 16 application, but if you have a previous version, or even a newer version, you can still learn to color correct and grade with this course.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

I put together this DaVinci Resolve color grading course. I am a best-selling instructor of top-rated courses that get great reviews such as:

An incredible learning experience. The instructor is very clear and easily understood. - Walter Simmons

Teaching by an expert teacher. - Abdulkadir Cabuğa

Excellent! I couldn't ask for a better tutorial on whiteboard animations. The course is very thorough, and provides enough practice activities to apply the skills. - 

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

What is this DaVinci Resolve Color Grading course all about?

In this complete guide on Color Correction and Grading using DaVinci Resolve, you'll not only learn all of the color correction and grading tools available in DaVinci Resolve, but also how to color grade videos with the mindset of an expert in color grading.

This course will cover everything you need to know to start color correction and grading, including:

  • Interface of the Color page in DaVinci Resolve

  • Starting a Project

  • Importing Videos to Resolve

  • The Workflow for Color Correction and Grading

  • The Concept of Nodes

  • Types of Nodes and how to use them

  • Scopes

  • Color Wheels

  • Curves

  • Qualifiers

  • Tracker

  • Power Windows

  • Color Correcting and Grading your Video to give it a great style

  • Editing Green Screen (chroma key) Footage

  • Exporting your video for high-quality playback on any device

  • So much more!

BONUS: As a bonus, you'll receive supplemental video clips to practice with while I teach you with.

By the end of this course, your confidence in color correction and grading videos will soar, and you'll have a thorough understanding of how to use DaVinci Resolve for fun or as a career opportunity.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!



Complete Color Grading & Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve
Complete Color Grading & Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve
Complete Color Grading & Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve
Complete Color Grading & Color Correction in DaVinci Resolve


Introduction And Overview of the Interface


Download your Practice Files and PDFs

Creating Timeline

Interface of the Color Page - Part 1

Interface of the Color Page - Part 2

Fundamental Concepts and Scopes

Color Correction vs. Color Grading

The 3 Regions - Highlights, Midtones and Shadows

Introduction to Scopes and their 4 Types

Scope #1: Waveform

Scope #2: The Parade

Scope #3: Vectorscope

Scope #4: Histogram

How to use Scopes


Nodes 00

The Concept of Nodes

Using Nodes

Adding and Labeling the Nodes

Serial Nodes and Sequence

Parallel Nodes

The Compound Nodes

Color Wheels

Color Wheels

Power Windows

Power Windows


Introduction to Curves

Types of Curves


Introduction to Qualifiers

Qualifier 00

Procedure for using Qualifiers

HSL Qualifiers-selecting the colors

HSL Qualifiers - Refining the Matte

RGB Qualifier

Luma Qualifier

The 3D Qualifier

EXAMPLE: Green Screen Keying using the HSL Qualifier

Tips for Efficient Workflow

Copying Grade from One Clip to Another Clip

Tracking and other Controls

Tracking Power Windows

Blur and Sharpen

The Sizing Tool

Keyer options

RGB Mixer

Motion Effects

3D Tools

Look-up Tables or LUTs

Applying LUTs and adjusting their Strength using Key tab

Applying Project LUTs

Creating your own Project LUTs

Green Screening

Green Screen - Chroma Key

Green Screening using HSL Qualifier

More Concepts

Primary and Secondary Colors

Color Correction and Grading Project

Color Correction of Travel Montage

Color Correction - Final Output


Larry11 October 2020

I find the material is presented in a clear and concise way. Reviewing something I do not understand the first time around is made clear by watching a second or even third time.

Lothar6 October 2020

I have not seen anything that I had not seen in the free of charge material provided by BlackMagic Design.

Peter4 October 2020

Systematic walk through a lot of features. Sometimes the comments are insightful, sometimes he just says "play around a bit with these slides and you will get an idea of how they work very quickly." Furthermore, at least at the early stages, this class is very technical. It explains what you can do technically without practical examples of how this would be useful. I might have come into this already knowing quite a bit about the technical aspect. I learned some tweaks here and there and that was definitely useful.

JP3 September 2020

Very good information and the instructor takes his time explaining so you don't get lost. Would like some practice lessons included instead of just telling us to practice.

Nida16 August 2020

The course goes over lot of the coloring tools in resolve and gives a nice overview of their usage and relevant details. Recommend this course!

Jim25 February 2020

The video shows the location and the navigation to items on the screen (there are a lot of items on the screen, so this is helpful). This is a good match for me as I need to see what and where the controls are located. Oftentimes instructors fly over or go over too quickly the location of items on the screen and then later, I can not find them. This provides ample time on the location of the items on the screen. This is well done.

Mahesh4 January 2020

Great tutorial on color for beginners. Now I am much more confident about color correcting/grading log footage!

Guy2 January 2020

I really like the way instructor explained all nuts and bolts of the color grading page in detail, followed by how to use them along with best practices. Great content.

Vijay25 December 2019

The course teaches you well about balancing colors, effects and beyond. The only suggestion I have is to include color theory and how to choose color combinations, rest is all good.

Susan4 December 2019

After watching the course, I am seriously considering to switch from premiere to davinci! Thank you for putting it together.

John2 October 2019

this course is a good match. He went into depth on using most of the controls in the color section. Filled in a lot of gaps I had.

Jfp28 September 2019

Just finshed the tuto ! I should say, what concerning the content, it s pretty good, you'll learn the whole section of color in DVR ; It s a good begining for newbies and the teacher speaks well, quietly and it sounds good ! Every tools are displayed and i learned some great features ! Of course i missed a few things but DVR is a complex soft ! but this tuto is a great way to begin with color correction ! Thanks to the teacher who did a great job, the leçon is well constructed and organised :-) JFP

Matthew26 August 2019

I just didn’t find the author easy to follow, he seemed to jump around and mention things that weren’t in the part of the program that the section was supposed to be about Wasted $

Estevam15 June 2019

I was expecting more about technics instead of pure learning of tools feature. As I previously attend the "DaVinci Resolve 15: The Complete Video Editing Course" I saw many duplicate topics.

Justin16 May 2019

Updated review: The course instructor responded to my concerns in less than 24 hours the parts missing from the course are now available. Orignal Review: Important aspects of this course are missing. The curves section of the course is completely missing. There is a curves intro video than it skips to the qualifier section. This completely defeats the purpose of the course, you need to know how to use the color controls in order to color grade. I want my money back! There is also supposed to be videos for download to follow along as stated on the course description, there are no files for download in this course.


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