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Department
Communications
Course
CMNS 2228
Professor
Z.Svedic
Semester
Winter

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Basic elements , dots, points, lines, shape Dot or point Dot, smallest irreducible unit of visual communication A number of dots create the illusion of being connected But Il Lines A series of dots Can be rigid or fluid Dots in motion Do something definite Tools for notional system (language) Dondis, "lines can be spontaneous, delicate,undulating, broad, coarse, and fine" Shapes Mosque/dome: Eternity - heavens Pyramid/triangle: spiritual unity - trinity Sfu: order Direction Islamic art - 2d, curve, associated with ideas of encompassed and repetition Diagonal- unstoppable force a provoking element in visual comm Horizontal and vertical creates stability Rhizomatic Nomadic Multiple Decentered Arboreal Stable Centered Hierarchical Gestalt:
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