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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

3D Form is an element.

  • measured side to side, top to bottom and back to front (3 dimensions)
  • 3D form in art = sculpture
  • digital design is pretend 3D form
  • 3D form on paper or on a screen = fake 3D form (2D form)
  • fake it with overlapping, size larger = closer, light or dark colours
  • fake it with lower position = closer, more details = closer
  • often includes repeating an element or pattern



 Meanings can be attached to 3D forms

  • used to enhance visual
  • create realism

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