Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Turn on the Night Lights

Iconography Part 7 - Visual Vocabulary of Graphic Novels, Comic Books and Comic Strips


Dites - Diagonal, straight lines drawn across flat, clear and reflective surfaces, such as windows and mirrors.
Hites - Drawn on something indicating reflectivity (puddle, glass, mirror).
Vites - Vertical straight lines indicating reflectivity.
Lucaflect - A shiny spot on a surface of entity, depicted as a four-paned window shape.

Solrads - Radiating lines drawn from something luminous like a lightbulb, sun or candle.


Exotherm - Wavy, rising lines used to represent process or reaction that releases energy from the entity, usually in the form of heat or steam.

to be continued....

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