Lines by Julia Kim and Max Gold


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Lines by Julia Kim and Max Gold

  1. 1. Lines Max Gold Julia Kim
  2. 2. Lines <ul><li>“ A line is a mark or extended point in space that is noticeably longer than it is wide. Line is the simplest form of visual communication.” (Chapter 2) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vertical Lines <ul><li>Stability and Dignity </li></ul><ul><li>Axis: Visual Direction that runs through the center of the forms </li></ul><ul><li>“ When Items are aligned on the page, the result is a stronger cohesive unit” (The Non-Designer’s Design Book Pg. 33) </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Principle of alignment is what tells the reader that even though these items are not close, they belong to the same piece” (The Non-Designer’s Design Book Pg. 33) </li></ul>(Google Images)
  4. 4. Vertical Lines <ul><li>Contrapposto an Italian word Meaning “Counterpoise”. </li></ul>(Google Images)
  5. 5. Horizontal Lines <ul><li>Typically represent rest or sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Associated with Calmness </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diagonal Lines <ul><li>Suggests action and challenges notion of stability that we generally associate with the vertical and horizontal lines. </li></ul><ul><li>They are neither prone nor upright but are in between – the process of moving from e extreme to the other. </li></ul><ul><li>Expressionistic: Art takes many forms. There can be distortion of form, color, and space and a willingness on the artists part to replace naturalistic description with emotional express. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Diagonal Lines <ul><li>“ When several items are in close proximity to each other, they become one visual unit rather than several separate unites.” (The Non-Designer’s Design Book Pg. 32) </li></ul><ul><li>“ By Grouping similar elements into one unit, several things instantly happen: the page becomes more organized ” (The Non-Designer ’ s design book Pg. 17) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Many images can benefit from a skewed presentation… don’t be bashful about it when you tilt your camera to frame a scene” (Photo Index Pg. 32) </li></ul>(Google Images)
  8. 8. The Curved Lines <ul><li>Represents Elegance and Grace </li></ul>(Google Images) <ul><li>Representation of fear and anxiety </li></ul>(Google Images)
  9. 9. Coordination and comparison of straight and curved lines <ul><li>Combination of horizontal line and curved line which creates a fluid like motion appearance. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Types of Lines
  11. 11. Outline <ul><li>Where one thing ends and another begins. </li></ul>(Google Images)
  12. 12. Contour line <ul><li>Describe 3D form, spatially descriptive </li></ul>( Three Musicians by Picasso) (Google Images)
  13. 13. Implied Line <ul><li>Invisible, leaving your imagination to “fill in the blanks” </li></ul>(Google Images)
  14. 14. Gesture <ul><li>Dynamic spirit, feeling or attitude demonstrated by a particular pose or motion and refers to an action, not an object. </li></ul><ul><li>Pose: the manner in which someone or something is placed or arranged; generally, it implies at least temporary stability </li></ul><ul><li>“ Motion-blur within an image conveys inferences of action and movement, as do the dynamic angels of a photo taken from a skewed perspective” (Photo Index Pg. 142) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Through Photography, we are able to see and study what the naked eye can only glimpse” (Photo Index Pg. 170) </li></ul>(Google Images)
  15. 15. Organizational line <ul><li>Organize the individual parts of a work into one cohesive work of art. </li></ul>(Google Images)
  16. 16. Purpose of lines? <ul><li>Establish size, shape and location </li></ul><ul><li>Describe three dimensional volumes, captures a sense of movement, and lines allows organization turning an art into a structured whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows artists to investigate an idea or to work out a visual problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Lines allows possibilities; they are questions, not answers. </li></ul>