Using gradation to create perspective


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Using gradation to create perspective

The tenth principal of design is called gradation which explores the concept of steps or stages in a design. When applied thoughtfully gradation can add a wonderful yet subtle sense of movement and interest to your designs. To put it simply, gradation in design refers to any gradual change that occurs by a series of steps, degrees or stages, where there's an obvious visual shift from one state to another. Gradation is most apparent when you shift your design's elements in size and color.

However, you can also add gradation to value. Direction, line, shape, and even texture. Let me show you what I mean. Gradation in color happens when you shift from one hue to another. For instance, you could apply a gradient blend from warm to cool to the background or header area of your page, like this. This can create a nice aerial perspective and give the visitor a visual path to follow from top to bottom. Similarly, when you shift an elements color from light to dark or dark to light you create a sort of inv...

Using gradation to create perspective
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Using gradation to create perspective provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Sue Jenkins as part of the Design Aesthetics for Web Design

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