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The elements of design appear on your paper or screen.

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line, shape, space, texture, colour 11 GEN, 12 GEN, 3D form, tone 11 ATAR

Space is an element.

  • space = the area around things
  • How much space do you put between things?
  • white space = empty
  • positive space = space object uses
  • negative space = space around object

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 Meanings can be attached to space

  • white space gives the eye a rest, is peaceful
  • tie elements together = little space
  • highlight an object = lots of white space around it
  • unequal space = dynamic (more happening)
  • create depth = overlap objects ie less space given

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