A Graphic Design Primer, 3: Basics of Composition. Noupe Article.

In the first two sections of this primer, the basic elements of design and the basic principles of design were covered. In the third installment of this graphic design primer, author Cameron Chapman covers different composition methods and guides, including: the rule of thirds, Gestalt principles, and grid layouts. Read more

Artboard Giveaway!

Hi there! We’re gearing up for our first Artboard update and are giving away two free licenses to celebrate! We’ll announce the random winners 24 June 2011.
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CONGRATS TO OUR WINNERS: @spilth AND @shelleweb

A Graphic Design Primer, 1: The Elements of a Design. Noupe Article.

Whether intro for beginners or as a refresher for those looking to brush up on the basics, this graphic design primer explains the various elements of a design in a clear, digestible way. In this article, author Cameron Chapman reviews the seven basic elements of any design: Line, Form, Shape, Texture, Color, Value, and Space. Read more