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Element of design: line

Definition: Line is often referred to as the most basic element of design". Yet this simple element function in complex ways. Used effectively, line expresses a variety of verbal and visual concept.

Line an element of art used to define shape, contours, and outlines; also to suggest mass and volume. It may be a continuous mark made on a surface with a pointed tool or implied by the edges of shapes and forms.

Characteristics of a line are:

  • - width- thick,thin,tapering,uneven.
  • Length-long,short,continuous,broken.
  • -Direction-horizontal,vertical,diagonal,curving,perpendicular,oblique,parallel,radial,zigzag.
  • Focus-sharp,blurry,fuzzy,choppy.
  • -Feeling-sharp,jagged,graceful,smooth

Types of line

  • Outlines-lines made by the edge of an object or its silhouettes
  • Contour lines-lines that describe the shape of an object and the interior detail
  • Gesture lines-lines that are energetic and catch the movement and gestures of an active figure
  • Sketch lines-lines that capture the appearance of an object or impression of a place
  • Calligraphic lines-Greek word meaning "beautiful writing" precise,elegant handwriting or lettering done by hand also artwork that has flowing lines like an elegant handwriting
  • Implied line-lines not actually drawn but created by a group of objects seen from a distance implied line is direction an object is pointing to, or the direction a person is looking at

A video if you want......I mean I don't's not like it took long to find a good one.....yeah......whatever.

Oy name like three types of lines and stuff.

  • Please write it on lined paper and if you get them right you get Nothing!!....yeah.

Alright now take five minutes and use three of the different lines and draw a landscape....and make it look good.

Ok cool

Ok I'm done

I'm going home going to bed and going to sleep

Good night I'm out

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