Lesson 05:Art Elements And Principles Of landscape Design


Formation of line with plants

  • Line delimits shape and structure.
  • The concept of line in design involves the means by which form guides the eye.
  • Line becomes a one-dimensional interpretation of form. Emotional significance has been attributed to line.

Curved Line

  • Lines may be placed at the junction of two materials such as a border of water and land for grass and walkway.
  • It is used to create as control pattern of movement and attention.
  • Straight lines denote formality and solid structure.
  • Curved or zigzag lines are less passive, encourage slower movement and are common in informal gardens.
  • The trees which represent horizontal lines suggest life and activity.
  • Interest in the landscape design can be created by using these two lines in combination.

Line With Flowering Plants

  • The diagonal lines are represented in steps and arches.
  • To break the monotony of horizontal lines, vertical lines can be introduced as these lines suggest decided movement and a feeling of action of force.
  • The curved lines in the landscape design can be obtained by planting plans, arches, and curved furniture and so on.
  • Full curves are active, forceful and feminine.
  • While soft curved lines seems gracious and flexible.
  • Curves can be obtained by planting flowering plants in circles.
  • Circles can be used to achieve a more joyful, subtle rich effect. They must be carefully designed to express gracefulness and refinement
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