Movement: Design Principle

  • Principle of Movement controls the eye’s flow through the composition. The flow of lines can the eye across the page or screen.
  • Horizontal lines create movement from left to right.
  • Vertical lines communicate stability, such as trees and tall buildings and upward movement.
  • Diagonal lines communicate communicate dynamic movement.
  • Two converging lines communicate distance, such as a road disappearing into a vanishing point.
  • Examples of Movement
  • Diagonal line
  • Curving S line
  • Motion blur
  • Depth of field
  • PNG: baseball
  • JPG: background
  • JPG: biker