Size & Texture2:03 with Mat Helme
Let's explore the role that size and texture play in a design.
In this video, you'll learn the importance of size and texture in design. 0:00 Let's get started. 0:05 Size is the quality of primary visual elements, 0:08 which we just went over—line and shape. 0:11 All elements have a definitive size, 0:14 which is its measurable form. 0:17 Scale is the difference between 2 objects 0:19 or in comparison to a standard. 0:23 Scale allows us to indicate if something is too small 0:26 or too large. 0:30 If we're referring to the harmony of 2 objects in comparison, 0:31 this is defining the proportion. 0:35 This is judged by the ratio of scale from one comparison 0:38 of 2 or more objects. 0:42 Size is always a cautious choice made by the designer. 0:44 Should it be scaled up, 0:49 and how will it compare to the other objects? 0:50 Will it be proportionate? 0:54 Size and scale play a huge role in design. 0:55 Next up, let's talk about texture. 0:59 Texture is the quality of feel, appearance, or consistency 1:01 of an object or objects. 1:06 Thus, every shape and line has texture. 1:08 There's implied texture, like with LEGOs. 1:12 Or there's visual texture, which is different than implied, as there is no touch. 1:15 One form of visual texture is pattern. 1:21 Pattern is simply a repeated decorated design. 1:24 Patterns are broken up into what we call a motif. 1:29 When we repeat a motif, we have constructed a pattern. 1:33 In this example, this design here would be the motif. 1:37 Then when that motif is repeated, 1:41 that's when our pattern is formed. 1:43 So, again, we have implied texture, like LEGOs. 1:46 And then we have visual texture, 1:51 which are broken up into motifs, which then create a pattern. 1:53 Next up, we have color, but before we jump into it, let's take a quick quiz. 1:58
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