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Art Elements and priciples of design

Elements and priciples of design

chrissy fitch

on 4 September 2012

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Transcript of Art Elements and priciples of design

The Elements and Principles of Design Line_______________________________ Line is the path of a point moving through space. Shape Shape adds form. Shape is an enclosed area, usually perceived as two-dimensional. There are geometric and organic. Color Colors all come from the three primaries and black and white.
They have three properties –
hue, value, and intensity. value Value refers to lightness and darkness of a color and is perceived in terms of varying levels of contrast. Texture Texture refers to the tactile qualities of a surface (actual) or to the visual representation of such surface qualities (implied). space Space refers to the area in which art is organized. There is negative space and positive space with in artwork. Balance Balance is the comfortable arrangement of things in art. composition.
Three different types of Balance is
symmetrical, asymmetrical, or radial. Emphasis Emphasis refers to the center of interest, the place in an artwork where your eye first looks at within composition. What does this art show? Principles
of Art Pattern Unity Contrast Rhythm Pattern refers to the repetition
or recurrence of a design element,
exact or varied, which establishes
a visual beat. Unity is achieved when the components of a work of art are perceived as harmonious, giving the work a sense of completion or wholeness. Variety adds interest. form The image is the same on either side of the central axis.

Symmetrical balance

Radial balance SYMMETRICAL BALANCE Form has depth, length, and
width and resides in space.
It is perceived as three-dimensional. Contrast is the difference
between elements in an
artwork. Movement Movement is how we get around in a work of art. Rhythm is the repetition
of shapes with planned,repeated units.
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