Two Distinct Categories It could be geometric regular shape or organic the

Two distinct categories it could be geometric regular

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Two Distinct Categories: It could be geometric , regular shape or organic , the shapes are more freeform . Uses of shapes in visual design:
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CHAPTER 5 GRAPHICS MULTIMEDiA 5 Form. When a shape becomes 3D, we call it a form. Forms can be a three-dimensional and exist in the real world or they can be implied, using techniques like light, shadow, and perspective to create the illusion of depth. In 2-dimensional design, form makes realism possible. Examples of 2D (shape) and 3D (form): In everyday compositions, the purpose of form is the same, but on a smaller scale. For example a simple shadow can create the illusion of layers or give an object a sense of place. Basic forms can bring a touch of realism to your work a powerful tool when used in moderation. light shadow 2D 3D 2D 3D 2D 3D
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CHAPTER 5 GRAPHICS MULTIMEDiA 6 Texture . Texture is the physical quality of a surface. Like form, it can be 3-dimensional ( something you can see or touch ) or it can be implied ( suggesting that it would have texture if it existed in real life ). In design, texture adds depth and tactility to flat images. Objects can appear smooth, rough, hard, or soft, depending on the elements at play. For beginners, textures make great background images and can add a lot of interest to your work. You may find texture in unexpected places like distressed fonts and smooth, glossy icons. Just be careful not to go overboard. Too much texture in a single design can quickly become overwhelming.
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CHAPTER 5 GRAPHICS MULTIMEDiA 7 Balance. Balance is the equal distribution of visual weight. Balance can be affected by many things including color, size, number, and negative space. Symmetrical Balance designs are the same or similar on both sides of an axis. The design is balanced because each side is effectively the same (if not identical). Asymmetrical Balance designs are different but the weight is still evenly distributed. The composition is balanced because it calls attention to the right things. Rule of Thirds This imagines your work area divided into 3 x 3 grids. The focal point of the image is placed on or near one of these lines creating visual balance with the rest of the space.
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CHAPTER 5 GRAPHICS MULTIMEDiA 8 The fundamentals of design are all about the bigger picture which means learning to appreciate the many small details that make up every composition . Color Theory Color plays a vital role in design and everyday life. It can draw your eye to an image, evoke a certain mood or emotion, and even communicate something important without using words at all To know which color look together and which ones don’t, color theory is the answer. Artists and designers have followed color theory for centuries but anyone can learn more about it. It can help you feel confident in many different situations whether it’s choosing color for a d esign or putting together the perfect outfit.
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