LINES

 Line is life …..  Line is the dot out for a walk

Line is punishment by forced writing of text  Line a point with no dimensions set in motion, can have varying width and length in art and design.

TYPES OF LINE  Contour lines  Dividing Lines  Decorative Lines  Gesture Lines  Implied Line  Horizontal Lines .

. Horizontal Lines  Vertical Lines  Diagonal Lines  Curved Lines  Psychic Line NOW ….

 Contour lines used to define edges  Dividing Lines used for defining particular space  Decorative Lines used to create emblish an object  Gesture Lines used to capture form and movement  Implied Line A series of points or figures that the eye automatically connects and forms an imaginary line .

can also indicate depth when using perspective.  Curved Lines  Vertical Lines Convey a sense of height and alertness. Horizontal Lines Lines that go from left to right. convey a feeling of stillness and lack of motion or rest. can be associated with a person standing up  Diagonal Lines Associated with movement or lack of stability. .

. Psychic Line An invisible line from one element to another followed by our eyes and created in our minds.  Curved Lines Line which is used to show waves.

some examples are: .  Lines can be used to separate content.  Can be used to create emphasis on a specific area of your work.  Lines direct the flow of content.  Can be used as an organizational guide.Why lines are important in design  Lines can be used to divide space and direct the viewers eyes.

that will be more appealing to your target audience.      .Wire-framing in web design Sketching in logo design Wire-framing in web design Sketching in logo design Properly aligning text and images in web design and graphic design  The grid system  Understanding lines can help you communicate a certain feeling or idea in your work and give you more control over the effect your work will have on yours or your clients target audience.  Can help you send out a desired message more effectively through your work.

dashed.   . hand-drawn. or are they breaking out of the grid? Either can be good. wavy. What’s the purpose of the line? Is it to join related content or to separate unrelated content? Is it to add a border around an image? If you’re using a grid. Thick. are your lines helping to reinforce the grid. dotted. thin. as long as you know what the lines are supposed to be doing and you’re making a conscious decision about it.Guidelines For Using Lines  Think about what kind of line you will use. Each type of line can convey a different feeling.

. as can an elaborate hand-drawn pattern of lines. if you don’t need it take it away.  Don’t just put lines in for the sake of it. As with any design element. Think about multiple lines to create texture. A repeating thin hairline can be used as a background texture.