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Form

3 dimensional representation of a shape it has length, width, and depth

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Shape

2 dimensions representation of a form because it consists of length and width only

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Point

Dot or mark that, when extended becomes a line

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Horizontal lines

Parallel to the horizon and are considered stable or restful

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Vertical lines

Go straight up and down

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Diagonal lines

Fall between horizontal and vertical

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Concave

Lines curve inward, like the inside of a sphere

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Convex

Lines curve outward, like the outside at a sphere

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Most common angles

45' and 90'

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Structure

Consists of the arrangement of lengths across the various curves of the head

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Natural fall

The hair lay falls naturally from the curve

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Normal projection

A way to analyze the structure on length arrangements of a haircut

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Texture activated

Rough

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Texture unactivated

Smooth

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Solid shape

Rectangle

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Solid structure

Shorter exterior progressing to a large exterior

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Solid texture

Unactivated

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Graduated structure

Shorter exterior gradually progressing

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Graduated shape

Triangle

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Graduated texture

Unactivated / activated

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Increase-layered structure

Shorter interior progressing to larger

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Increased-layer shape

Oval

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Increased-layer textured

Activated

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Uniformed layered structure

Same length throughout

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Uniformly layered shape

Circular

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Uniformly layered texture

Activated

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Combination (box cut) stucture

2 or more forms in any combination

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Combination (box cut) shape

Reflects chosen

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Combination (box cut) texture

Activated / unactivated

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Graduated structure

Very short exterior gradually progressing to larger interior; similar to graduate from by shorter fades and bald fades

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Gradation shape

Rectangle/ oval

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Graduation texture

Activated

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Square combination structure

Uniformed center top to increase layered at front crown; graduated and uniform sides and back

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Square combination shape

Square / rectangle

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Square combination texture

Activated

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Shears cut

Blunts

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Razor cuts

The hair at an angle

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Clippers cut

Create clean, precise lines or a soft, broom like effect

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Taper shears

Consists of one straight blade and one serrated blade

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Haircutting

Artistic carving or removing of hair lengths with shears, taper shears, razors, and/or clippers to create various forms and shapes

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Palm down

Position the palm of your cutting hand downward. The position is commonly used for cutting solid form lengths

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Palm up

Position the palm of your cutting hand upward. This position is commonly used when cutting along diagonal lines

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Palm to Palm

When cutting graduated lengths, the hair is held away from the head. Position the palm of your cutting so that it faces the palm of your other hand

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On top of the fingers

In the most cases you will cut under (inside) your fingers,as in the previous examples. However, when lifting the lengths on the top of the head, you will need to cut the hair along the top of your fingers