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September 24, 2014 Entry task: Sketch a garment that you think would be flattering on you and appropriate to wear to an awards ceremony. Why did you choose your design? Target: Identify the elements of art and principles of design.
Turn in … Your “Fashion Terms” Assignment “Why we were clothes” assignment
An area that is contained within an implied line area or is seen and identified because of color or value changes. Two dimensional. May be geometric or organic. The shape is created by the cut and construction of a garment.
Describes volume and mass, or the three- dimensional aspects of objects that take up space. The overall shape of a garment is its form or silhouette, its overall outline.
Texture is determined by a fabric’s fibers, yarns and method of construction. It can be woven or knit into the fabric. Visual texture is “printed” onto the surface of fabrics or garments.
Shiny Textures make the body look larger because they reflect light. They make fabric colors look lighter and brighter, thus making the body look larger. Rough textures tend to subdue the colors of fabrics.
Clinging, soft textures reveal the body’s true silhouette. Stiff crisp textures make the total shape appear bigger because they stand away from the body.
The three dimensional volume that has width, height, and depth. Space can be an illusion that can be achieved with various techniques like overlapping and size relationships.
A continuous mark made on a surface. Line often suggests movement. Can be angular, curved, thick, thin, broken, dotted, etc.
Curved – rounded, circular or flattened out. increase the size and shape of the figure give a soft, gentle, youthful, charming, graceful and flowing feeling. Vertical – up and down gives the impression of being taller/thinner. gives a feeling of dignity, strength, poise and sophistication.
Horizontal – gives the impression of being shorter and heavier. Diagonal – slanted, the degree it is slanted determines the visual effect on clothes.
Color is light reflected off of objects. Color has three main characteristics: *hue (the name of the color, such as red, green, blue, etc.) *value (how light or dark it is) *intensity (how bright or dull it is).