Motion in Web Design

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Principles of Design and other Graphic Design topics.

How do I give movement to my still images?

Motion in Web Design

You don't need whirling dervishes or spinning globes on your web site (just try it in print!) to imply motion. Motion in visual images is an illusion. You can blur an image (sfumato) or twist or shift the weight of a figure (contrapposto) to give a still image the force of movement. Use line, direction and dimension to help the image along.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Graphic Design Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
PJ Campbell