Students will gain an overview of the Principle of Movement and discover a few simple ways to add a sense of movement and dynamism to a web layout.
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- [Voiceover] The sixth principle…of design we'll explore is movement.…There are several ways to add a sense of movement…to a web layout including working with line and shape.…In this lesson however, we'll concentrate on adding movement…with various scrolling and animation effects.…In graphic design, we can say…that the principle of movement refers to…the suggestion of action or direction,…since nearly all graphic design is two-dimensional.…On the web however, we can work with both implied,…and actual movement.…
For instance, movement can be the invisible path…that our eyes follow across a design.…Or, it could be the illusion of motion that happens…when a design or illustration includes static elements…such as horizontal, vertical, curved…or diagonal direction lines.…The same thing happens with angled and curved shapes,…or even a rotated object.…In fact, even illustrations…and photographs can imply movement.…However, motion need not always be implied,…it can also happen in a web design through actual movement.…
- Understanding aesthetics
- Picking harmonious colors
- Structuring your layout
- Using space to organize your design
- Communicating with the right fonts
- Aligning objects to achieve balance
- Adding movement with scrolling and animation
- Achieving proportion by scaling objects and text
- Creating CSS for different devices
Skill Level Beginner
2. Using Elements of Design
3. Incorporating Principles of Design
4. Web Design Industry and Trends
5. Designer’s Role and Web Design Workflow
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