Which profile has a strong, outward curvature, protruding nose, sloping forehead or sloping chin?
[volume in the fringe will shorten length of nose and tight shape at the nape will blend so the chin doesn't appear too small]
Which profile has an inward curve, protruding forehead and chin with a small nose?
[fullness at the nape to compensate for dominant chin, avoid diagonal forward lines and short nape lengths, a fringe is ideal]
Which colors are associated with warm color schemes and cool color schemes?
Warm: yellow, orange, red.
Cool: blue, green, violet.
What are the three major design elements?
What is the relationship between lines, shapes and forms?
lines create shapes, shapes create forms.
What design element establishes direction and leads the eye through a hairstyle?
What type of line creates the illusion of length and will narrow a wider face and reduces bulk/weight?
What type of lines add width, open a narrow face and adds weight/bulk?
What two types of lines allow movement and the illusion of movement in hairstyles?
Diagonal and Curved
What type of lines will soften angular faces and allow bleding in hair cutting?
What type of lines move toward the face and what type of lines move away from the face?
Diagonal Forward Line: towards the face.
Diagonal Back Line: away from the face.
What does texture speed refer to?
the size of the actual texture pattern.
What type of patterns create a fast speed and what type of patterns create a slow speed?
Fast Speed: smaller patterns.
Slow Speed: larger patterns.
What type of colors can attract the eye?
What type of colors seem distant?
What types of colors can soften the face, seem to come forward and add brightness?
What type of colors seem to recede, add depth and add harshness to a feature?
Which design principle is a pattern in which an element is identical?
Which design principle is a pattern in which an element changes from one to another repeatedly?
Which design element is a pattern in which an element changes gradually in an ascending or decending scale?
Which design element is a pattern in which an element has a relationship of opposites that create interest, variety and excitement?
What is balance and why is it important?
Balance: the stae of equilibrium existing between contrasting, opposite or interacting elements.
without balance the eye will lose interest.
Which type of balance is created when weight is positioned equally on both sides of a center axis? [the balance line is usually horizontal]
Which type of balance is created when weight is positioned unequally from a center axis? [the balance line is usually diagonal]