• Has position but no dimension
  • •Can be described by coordinates on a plane
  • Used to indicate a location
  • Line-
    •Has only a length dimension •Can be used to
    –Define a boundary –Indicate volume –Create perspective and depth –Create textures and patterns –Suggest movement –Imply emotion

    Horizontal lines-
    •Horizontal lines represent calm, peace, and relaxation

    Curved Lines-
    •curved lines give the sense of freedom and a soothing mood

    Described by a number of qualities such as hue, value and saturation. Described by a number of qualities

    Warm colors
    red, orange and yellows.

    Cool colors-
    blue, purples and green

    Is described by the lightness and darkness.

    •A 2D area enclosed by lines or curves

    texture- the surface look or feel.

    Graphic Design- The art of combining text and pictures in advertisements, magazines, books, etc.

    Pattern- A repeated decorative design.

    Proportion- 1. The relationship of one thing to another in size, amount, etc. 2. Size or weight relationships among structures or among elements in a single structure.

    Variety- A thing which differs in some way from others of the same general class.

    symbolism- 1. The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. 2. The symbolic meaning attached to material objects.

    Space- 1. The dimensions of height, depth, and width within which all things exist and move. 2. A free or unoccupied area or expanse.

    reverse- The process of taking something apart and analyzing its workings in detail.

    Typography- The style and appearance of printed matter.

    Asymmetry- Symmetry in which both halves of a composition are not identical. Also referred to as informal balance.

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