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Principles of Hair Design

STUDY
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Line
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.)
Form
general outline of hairstyle
Space
Is the space surrounding the form.
Design Texture
Natural wave pattern are straight, wavy, curly, or extremely curly.
Color
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.
Color Selection
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.
Balance
Establishing equal or appropriate proportions to create symmetry. Asmmetrical is not balanced.
Rhythm
Regular pulsation or recurrent pattern of movement in a design. Tight curls: Fast Long deep curls: Slow
Emphasis
Focus on design is what draws the eye first before traveling to the rest of the design. Wave, Color, Ornamentation, Change in form.
Harmony
Creation of unity in a design (most important art principles)
Foundation
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:
Proportion
Clients with large or broad shoulders, the stylist would create styles wjawith:
Volume
Balance is creating
symmetry
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:
balance asymmertical
Camouflage a receding hair line:
a full beard and mustache
balding male client looks good:
with a groomed beard and mustache
Wide-forehead
direct hair forward over the sides of the forehead
Close-set eyes
direct hair back and away from the face at the temples
Crooked nose
Asymmetrical, off center style
Square jaw
use curved lines at the jaw line
long jaw
hair should be full and fall below the jaw
Convex profile
a receding forehead and chin
Large forehead
use no volume bangs
Prominent nose
bring hair forward at forehead with softness around face
Small chin
move hair up and away from the face along chin line
Large chin
hair should be longer or shorter then chin line.
Narrow forehead
direct the hair away from the forehead and face
Wide-set eyes
use higher half bang to create length in the face
Wide-flat nose
draw hair away from face use center part
Round jaw
use straight lines at the jaw line
straight profile
ideal profile
Concave provile
prominent forehead and chin
Receding forehead
direct bangs over the forehead with outward direct volume
Small nose
hair should sweep off the face, creating a line from nose to ear
Receding chin
direct the hair forward toward the chin
The aim of reducing the width across the cheekbone line is best for the
diamond face shape