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Shape

Shape

Author: Nancy Esslinger
Description:

In this lesson, you will learn about the Shape element and how it is used in the visual design process.

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Terms to Know
Curvilinear

A shape that is characterized by curvy lines for boundaries.

Plane

Plane is an area within a two-dimensional surface that extends to a specific direction or position. A plane is a particular kind of shape.

Rectilinear

A shape that is characterized by straight lines.

Shape

A shape is a two-dimensional plane with a clear, identifiable boundary.

Shape Variation

Shape Variation relates to the diverse range of contours that can be implemented on the boundary of a shape such as angular, curvy, straight.

Two-Dimensional

Two-Dimensional is defined by something with two coordinates: width and height.