Presentation on theme: "Elements of Design Communications Technology. Principles vs Elements Principles of Design describe the methods of arranging and assembling elements. "— Presentation transcript:
Principles vs Elements Principles of Design describe the methods of arranging and assembling elements. Balance, Unity, Variety, Proportion, Rhythm and Grids Elements of Design are the graphic items that are the building blocks of all design Line, Shape, Space, Colour, Value, Texture, Movement and Type
Elements of Design LINE An element that is used to define shape, contours and outlines Can suggest mass or volume Characteristics are: Width Length Direction Focus Feeling
Elements of Design MOTION This element portrays the act or process of changing place, direction, orientation, or position Created using starting and stopping points or blurring of action Categories Real Implied
Elements of Design TYPE For the purposes of graphic design, type is considered an element Fonts, arrangement, weight and placement of type can evoke various emotions and create different messages
TO DO: Elements of Design Activity You are going to develop examples of each element which will accompany your note and you can use for future reference. Using Corel Draw, create an example for each element of design.
Elements Activity Your eight examples should be arranged and labeled on an 8.5x11” page. Example:
Your eight examples should be arranged and labeled on an 8.5x11” page. Print off or show me on screen before end of class today. Elements Activity