How to Seize Design Essentials?Written by Maricon Williams
Design is a world of both art and science. It needs skill and technology in order to succeed. In addition, you can achieve success in this field if you are knowledgeable of important basics of design. Design is a process. It has to be purposeful, arty and informational. You need to be meticulous with its essentials. Design essentials include color, fonts, shape, texture, dynamism, animation, photography and principles of using artwork.
You are what colors you use. If you do not want to be misinterpreted, then be cautious when choosing your colors because colors represent changeable characters and identities. It is sometimes relative to culture, age, gender and likes.
Font is as equally important as other essentials. The advisable size of a point ranges from 10-12, less or more than that can be disastrous and may be hard to read. If you are not sure of what font to use, stick to conventional fonts like Times New Roman and Arial.
Shape gives contour to your work of art. It gives an aura of formality, trickiness, femininity or masculinity of a given art. Bear in mind though that simplicity must be upheld. Being simple is still attractive.
Texture creates feel of your masterpiece. At very onset, you can feel warmth, cheerfulness or gloom of a site. It tells whether appearance is boring or not. Be aware though that viewers are easily devastated so as much as possible create a pleasant site. Not only pleasant to eyes but to all our senses to make a good impression.
Express Your Eccentricity with Corel DrawWritten by Maricon Williams
Individual differences teach us that we have diversities with other people included in this diversity is our sense of craftsmanship and artistry. To express this eccentricity in design we can rely on Corel Draw.
Corel Draw includes features like manipulating graphics and images, user-friendly interactive tools which allow creation of fills, vector extrusions and envelopes. It also has new symbols to support user limit number of elements in his designs and reuse most common ones. Another feature is chance to move between applications effortlessly. Not only that, you can also design your own workspace so you can decide how you want to work.
Some of effects that you can avail of in making your unique style are combined effect, cracked text, sliced effect, shadows, big text, contour effect, adding texture, drop shadow, line text, ray effect and grid effect. In connection to art, you can make use of sunset, fish tank, rings, simple buttons and collage page curl. Added tools to give you a sense of liberality include powerclip, lense, artistic media, weld and trim.
Good thing with Corel Draw is that it is easy to learn. To give you an idea of how easy Corel can be I will teach you how to make a combined effect.