Presentation on theme: "LINE The outline of an object. 2 points that are connected. LINE: Directs the eye Moves the eye from one place to the next Separates OR Unifies Creates."— Presentation transcript:
LINE The outline of an object. 2 points that are connected. LINE: Directs the eye Moves the eye from one place to the next Separates OR Unifies Creates feeling
Line Types Horizontal Vertical Diagonal Curved
Line - Horizontal Horizontal lines sturdy, calm, restful, informal
Line - Horizontal
Line - Vertical Run straight up and down Vertical lines– create feelings of strength, dignity and masculinity, height, formality, and emphasis High ceilings, tall doors & windows, upright furniture placement
Line – Vertical
Line – Diagonal or Angled Slant or run at an angle Create activity, energy and motion Can create uneasy feeling, create sharp angles. Sloping or vaulted ceilings, windows
Horizontal curves Gentleness, femininity, and relaxation
Large Downward Curves Express seriousness
Small Curves Playfulness & humor
Undulating Lines Gradual wavy lines like on a headboard or sofa print Relaxation & femininity
Wide, Sweeping Lines Appear graceful
Tight Curves and Spirals Create feelings of liveliness
Line Caution Too many sharp angles and competing lines cause continuous eye movement and ultimate confusion. Zig-zags are an example of this.
Line Portfolio Pages Create a portfolio page for each type of line weve discussed: Horizontal Line Vertical Line Diagonal Line Curved Line In your description, youll indicate specifically where you see the line youre displaying, as well as the effect it has on the room and the feelings those lines might make one feel in that room.