is established when two imaginary halves of a hairstyle have anequal visual weight, but the two halves are positioned unevenly. opposite sides of the hairstyle are different lenghts or have a different volume. -------- can be horizontal or diagonal.
establishing equal or appropriate proportions to create symmertry. In hairstyling it is the relationship of height to width.
triangular section that begins at the apex, or high point of the head, and ends at the front corners.
curving inward; prominent forehead and chin, with other features receded inward.
horizontal and vertical lines that meet at 90 degree angle and create a hard edge.
curving outward; receding forehead and chin
lines moving in circular or semi-circular direction; used to soften a design
wave patterns that must be taken into consideration when designing a style
lines positioned bewteen horizontal and vertical lines. They are often used to emphasize or minimize facial features.
lines with a definite forward or backward movement
the place in a hairstyle where the eye is drawn first before traveling to rest of the design.
the mass or general outline of a hairstyle. It is three dimensional and has length width and depth.
the creation of unity in a design; the most important of the art principles. Holds all the elements of the design together.
lines paralled to the floor or horizon; create width in design.
repeating lines in a hairstyle; may be straight or curved.
outline of the face, head, or figure seen in a side view.
the comparative relation of one thing to another, the harmonious relationship among parts or things.
a regular pulsation or recurrent pattern of movement in a design.
a hairstyle with only one line, such as the one-lenght hairstyle.
the area surrounding the form or the area the hairstyle occupies.
neither convex nor concave; considered the ideal.
two halves of a style; form a mirror image of one another
usually curved lines that are used to blend and soften horizontal or vertical lines.
lines that are straight up and down; create length and height in hair design