Designing With Line
Designing with line give the eye explicit directions about where to look and how to interpret what it is looking at. Lines can be used to convey a certain mood, organize a design or add texture.
Horizontal lines convey a calm, quiet and stable mood.
Vertical lines suggest movement and organization.
Diagonal lines suggest movement and activity.
Curved or wavy lines suggest a flowing and soft mood.
Jagged lines convey sharp active movement.
Thick lines convey a sense of strength and can be aggressive.
Thin lines appear more delicate and fragile.
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