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Retinal Disparity

Retinal disparity - Retinal disparity, sometimes called binocular disparity, is part of the process in visual perception that generates the ...

Relative Size Relationship

Relative Size Relationship - Relative size reveals depth through what the mind translates as closer and further from a viewer. If an image...

Reflectivity

Reflectivity – a property of texture that refers to reflected light. Reflectivity can occur in a physical texture or an apparent texture. ...

Proximity

Proximity - Proximity is a Gestalt concept the refers to the visual tendency to group shapes together if they are close to each other. The ...

Proportion

Proportion – Proportion is a correlation of size. It is the relative size of a figure on a given axis in relation to the other axis of the figure...

Progression

Progression - a continuous and connected change over time. Applied Concept: Progression implies or illustrates a continuous transition. It c...

Potential Energy

Potential energy - Potential energy (PE) is energy stored in a physical system; this energy can be released or converted into other forms of ener...

Position

Position – Position describes the relationship between a figure and the format in which it will function. Position can be described relatively, s...

Point

Point – A point is a conceptual reference to a specific location in space. A point has no size, no shape, no color, and covers no area. It i...

Plane

Plane – A plane is a conceptual reference to a flat, two-dimensional area that has fixed dimensions. A plane has height and width but no dep...

Physical Texture

Physical texture – Texture is tactile, it can be touched (usually a 3D form). Physical Texture is created through surface variation or the inher...

Apparent Texture

Apparent texture – Texture is tactile, it can be touched (usually a 3D form). Apparent Texture is the visual representation of texture such as...

Momentum

Momentum - Momentum loosely defined as "mass in motion." Momentum is the tendency for objects to stay in motion once they are moving. The greater...

Monochrome

Monochrome - Monochrome refers to a color scheme based on one hue. A monochromatic color scheme can include all brightness and saturation variati...

Orientation

Orientation – Orientation describes facing such as front, back, top, and bottom. Orientation requires recognition of a figure in order to ...

Organic

Organic – A shape that visually suggests nature or natural forces. Related Concepts: Geometric, Rectilinear, Shape, Curvilinear. [organi...

Motion

Motion indicates change over time. Motion can indicate change of position or the ‘movement’ of a figure within the visual field, and motion can i...

Line

Line – A line is a conceptual reference to a point in motion, a series of adjacent points, a connection between points, or an implied connec...

Light

Light - Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength in the range from about 4,000 (violet) to about 7,700 (red) angstroms and may be perceive...

Kinetic Depth

Kinetic Depth (motion parallax) - Kinetic depth (or motion parallax) is a depth cue that is based on movement. As objects move through the f...