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elements of design

design has individual elements which are part of every item. these include colour, texture, line, shape and form

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colours

Have hues, intensities and vaules

they affect each other

they affect how you think feel and act

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colours
- hue

refers to the name of the colour

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colours
- value

tells the lightness or darkness of a hue

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colours
-intensity

refers to the brightness or dullness of a hue

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line

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

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textures

the feel or look of every surface.

create a mood

terms include smooth, slick, shiny, rough, raised, bumpy, fuzzy, grainy, soft and hard

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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)

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space

the amount of room you have

it can be defined as positive or negative.

positive space is made up of the shapes and forms that make up design

negative space is the background