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Gradient

Gradient – A gradual increase or decrease of a visual quality such as size, orientation, brightness, or color (see Descriptors). The intervals of...

Gravitational Force

Gravity - Gravity is most commonly thought of as the agency that gives objects weight. Applied Concept: Gravity is a natural phenomenon and...

Growth

Growth refers to a change in quantity over time. Applied Concept: Growth implies an increase. It can include (but is not limited to) a change in...

Halo Effect

Halo effect - The halo effect refers to the tendency of color to take on some of the qualities of an adjacent color, specifically along edge...

Height

Height - Height is the measurement of vertical distance. Related concept: width [height.gif] Master Concepts List - alphabetical glossary...

Horizon Line

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HSB

Hue, Saturation, Brightness (HSB) - Color can be accurately described by defining the hue, saturation, and brightness of the color. Someone could...

Hue

Hue - Hue refers to a specific wavelength of color and is typically described as the name of the color. For example, blue, red, green, and y...

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...

Known Size or Scale

Known Size or Scale - Known size or scale is a depth cue that reveals depth through associations of figures and shapes that have an intrinsi...

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...

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...

Line

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Linear Perspective

Linear Perspective - Linear perspective is a mathematical system for creating apparent depth and volume on a surface. Linear perspective has...

Local Color

Local color - Local color refers to one manner in which color is used to describe shapes. Local color specifically refers to a use of color ...

Master Concepts List, Categorical

Physical Structures: Space Height Width Depth Change (time) Volume Motion Velocity Acceleration Momentum Dyn...

Master Concepts List: Glossary

Acceleration Additive Color Analagous Colors Apparent Texture Asymmetry Atmospheric Perspective Axis Balance Brightness Change...

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...

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...