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Principles of Design

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Hannah Sparrowhawk

on 17 March 2016

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Principles of Design
Hannah Sparrowhawk
Balance is the distribution of the visual weight of objects, color, texture, and space.
The use of several elements of design to hold the viewers attention and to guide the viewers eye through and around the work of art.
The part of the design that catches the viewers attention.
In a symmetrical balance, the elements used on one side of the design are similar to those on the other side. A symmetrical balance happens when the sides are different but still look balanced.
In a radial balance, the elements are arranged around a central point and may be similar.
The feeling of unity created when all parts sizes, amounts, or number) relate well with each other.
When drawing the human figure, proportion can refer to the size of the head compared to the rest of the body.
Many different things to look at that are pleasing to the eye.
Usually the artist will make one area stand out by contrasting it with other areas.
The area could be different sizes, color, texture, shape, ect.
The feeling of harmony between all parts of the art work, which creates a sense of completeness.
Things joining together.
Pattern is the repeating of an object or symbol all over the art work.
Most people learn about patterns in elementary school.
Its created when one or more elements of design are used repeatedly to create a feeling of organized movement.
Rhythm creates a mood like music or dancing.
To keep rhythm exciting and active, variety is essential.
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The path of the viewers eye takes through the work of art, often to focal areas.
Such movements can be directed along lines, edges, shape, and color within the work or art.
Works with pattern to make the work of art seem active.
The repetition of elements of design creates unity within the work of art.
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