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# Form

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Author: Maria Tucker
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In this lesson, you will learn about the Form element and how it is used in the visual design process.

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Tutorial

Source: Image of cube, Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hexahedron.svg Image of Sphere, Public Domain http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/41700/41749/fc_sphere_4... Image of sphere volume, Public Domain http://www.math.nyu.edu/~crorres/Archimedes/Tomb/C... Image of cylinder, Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Circular_cylinde... Image of Pineapple, Public Domain Image of Miro Sculpture, Public Domain

## Video Chapters

Terms to Know
Geometric Form

Geometric Form is defined by its allegiance to mathematical construction.

Organic Form

Organic Form is defined by its simulation of natural substance.

Three-Dimensional

Three-Dimensional is defined by an object or space having three coordinates: A width, a height, and a depth.

Depth

Depth is the third dimension that differentiates form from shape.

Form

Form is a three-dimensional object that can be constructed by two or more shapes.

Volume

Volume is the amount of three-dimensional space a form occupies.