Flashcards in elements of design Deck (9)
elements of design
design has individual elements which are part of every item. these include colour, texture, line, shape and form
Have hues, intensities and vaules
they affect each other
they affect how you think feel and act
refers to the name of the colour
tells the lightness or darkness of a hue
refers to the brightness or dullness of a hue
can be horizontal, vertical, dotted , zigzag, curved, straight, diagonal, thick, thin, bold or fine.
can show direction, lead the eye, outline one object, divide a space, communicate or create a mood
the feel or look of every surface.
create a mood
terms include smooth, slick, shiny, rough, raised, bumpy, fuzzy, grainy, soft and hard
shape and form
created when a line comes around and meets itself, shapes are geometric ( round, square, rectangular) or free irregular shapes.
forms are three-dimensional, or can be seen from all sides (spheres, cylinders, cubes)