Line | Element of Drawing and Design





Line | Element of Drawing and Design

Motor/Visual Coordination

A line is a meeting of two points through a stroke.

The ease of drawing a line and its length differs with respect to :

  1. Finger Movement
  2. Wrist Movement
  3. Elbow Movement

Line Line | Element of Drawing and Design

Lines drawn by the movement of finger, Wrist and Elbow respectively

A line has to be drawn with one stroke with the beginning and ends emphasized.

Types of Strokes

  1. Thin/Thick
  2. Light to Dark
  3. Dark/Light/Dark
  4. Light/Dark/Light
  5. With Varied Pressure

The strokes are illustrated in the image below.

Strokes Line | Element of Drawing and Design

Line Strokes

In our next article, we will guide through the important “Line Exercises” for the purpose of learning to draw lines which convey a specific meaning.



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