Chapter 5 HUEC 2032

Chapter 5 HUEC 2032 - Chapter 5 LINE The most fundamental...

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Chapter 5 LINE The most fundamental element in design Silhouette The edge or outline of a garment The style lines that divide space within the garment Example: A one-piece garment looking like a two-piece Silhouettes: (in style guide book) belly button to elbow crease trick Functions of line: leads the eye to specific feature or design (COLOR AND PATTERN AND BOLDNESS) Horizontal Lines widen the figure Vertical lines direct eye up and down and lengthen the figure Diagonal Lines will slim, but watch the angle Visual Illusion Mood And Character o Line Qualitites Vertical Horizontal Thick Thin Straight Curved Lead Eye to Specific Feature: o The stronger the line the more effective the illusion o There are innumerable combinations Each combination will change total effect Creating optical illusion Divide and break up space Use in direction of desired emphasis Introducing Lines in Apparel: Structural Lines- Construction lines Real or perceived edges Creases or folds
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