You Got Rhythm!

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How do I use rhythm in graphic design?

You Got Rhythm!

Rhythm or 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, shape, value and perspective to help the image along. Repetition is also a tool for rhythm. Use planned or random color, lines, value and texture to create patterns. Also regular, irregular, and progressive rhythms of repetition of colors, shapes, and lines create rhythm.



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