The first piece of Layout and Composition is Balance – balance gives a design structure and stability and helps to distribute the elements evenly throughout your design. This give the eye a clear path to follow.

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Now that you have completed Lesson 1, I’d love to see your creations! Post any of your practice layouts on twitter using #DesignEDU, and tag @sadieclorinda and @DesignStudioEDU!

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