The viewer will explore the importance of Line and how it can be used selectively to set boundaries between sections in a website.
- [Instructor] The seventh of the eight…elements of design is line.…In design, line can be used in a variety of ways.…Not only can you use line to…define and enhance the shapes within your layout,…but you can also use line to set boundaries…between objects within a page.…In the world of art and design,…line refers to any actual or implied…mark, path, mass, or edge…which defines position and/or direction within the design.…Lines can be created with a pen,…pencil, brush, crayon,…or any other mark making tool,…including digital tools that you will find…in programs like Photoshop, and Illustrator.…
Lines can be created in nearly any shape or size.…For instance, they can be thick, they can be thin,…long, short, smooth, rough, hard-edged,…soft, curvy, straight, solid, dashed, and dotted.…Lines can be formed by the edge where two shapes meet,…like on this web design,…where the dark rectangle shape defines the header,…and separates the header from the area below,…But, lines need not be straight.…You can use a shared edge to…
- 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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