Horizontal, Vertical, Diagonal, and Curved
Designing With Lines
Single lines(one length hairstyle) Parallel Lines(repeating lines) Contrasting Lines(Horizontal & Vertical lines meet at 90 degrees) Transitional Lines(curved lines used to blend and soften horizontal and vertical lines.)
general outline of hairstyle
Is the space surrounding the form.
Natural wave pattern are straight, wavy, curly, or extremely curly.
Helps define texture and line, and tie a design together.
Light colors and warm colors
create the illusion of volume.
Dark colors and cool colors
Recede or create the illusion of less volume.
Lines with color
Eyes are drawn to lightest color, you can use light color in your hair design to guide the eye through the hairstyle.
Be sure that the tone is compatible with the skin tone of the client.
Five important principles of hair design
Proportion, Balance, Rhythm, Emphasis, and Harmony
Proportion and Body proportion
comparative relationship of one thing to another. Body is when hair and body look more proportioned together.
Establishing equal or appropriate proportions to create symmetry. Asmmetrical is not balanced.
Regular pulsation or recurrent pattern of movement in a design. Tight curls: Fast Long deep curls: Slow
Focus on design is what draws the eye first before traveling to the rest of the design. Wave, Color, Ornamentation, Change in form.
Creation of unity in a design (most important art principles)
Having a strong foundation will allow you to take calculated risks.
Smooth wave pattern accent the face and can be used to narrow:
A round head shape
Illusions of depth are created when lighter and warmer colors are alternated with colors that are:
darker and cooler
Comparative relationship of one thing to another is:
Clients with large or broad shoulders, the stylist would create styles wjawith:
Balance is creating
When styling for a client with a long jaw, the hair should:
full and falls below the jaw
When styling for a client with a large forhead:
use bangs with no volume
Client with a large chin:
above or below chin line
Client wears glasses hair style can be affected by:
around the ears
The use of a side part helps:
Camouflage a receding hair line:
a full beard and mustache
balding male client looks good:
with a groomed beard and mustache
direct hair forward over the sides of the forehead
direct hair back and away from the face at the temples
Asymmetrical, off center style
use curved lines at the jaw line
hair should be full and fall below the jaw
a receding forehead and chin
use no volume bangs
bring hair forward at forehead with softness around face
move hair up and away from the face along chin line
hair should be longer or shorter then chin line.
direct the hair away from the forehead and face
use higher half bang to create length in the face
draw hair away from face use center part
use straight lines at the jaw line
prominent forehead and chin
direct bangs over the forehead with outward direct volume
hair should sweep off the face, creating a line from nose to ear
direct the hair forward toward the chin
The aim of reducing the width across the cheekbone line is best for the
diamond face shape