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Basic Design

Principles and Elements Quiz

Balance This principle refers to the way the art elements are ARRANGED to create a feeling of stability in a work of art
Color This element has 3 properties, hue, intensity and value
Emphasis This principle refers to a way of combining elements to create one or more centers of interest, a FOCAL point in a work of art
Form An art element that is 3-dimensional and encloses volume
Gradation This principle refers to a way of combining elements by using a series of GRADUAL changes in those elements
Harmony This principal refers to a way of combining elements to accent their similarities and to bind the picture parts into a whole
Line An element of art, which refers to the CONTINUOUS mark made on a surface by a moving object
Medium This word is the material, such as paint, charcoal, pencil, etc., that is used by the artist to produce a work of art
Movement A principle that is a way of combining elements to produce the look of ACTION in a work of art
Proportion This principle refers to the RELATIONSHIP of elements to the whole and to each other
Relief This word is known as a type of sculpture in which forms project from a background
Repetition This principle uses the SAME elements OVER and OVER again
Rhythm This principle refers to a way of combining art elements to produce a visual TEMPO or BEAT
Shape This element is an enclosed space defined and determined by other art elements
Space This element refers to the distance of area between, around, above, below or within things
Texture This element refers to the surface quality or "FEEL" of an object its smoothness or roughness
Unity The quality of wholeness or ONENESS tha tis achieved through the effective use of elements and principles of art defines this principle
Value This element refers to the lightness or darkness of a color by tinting or toning to change its chroma
Variety This principle uses the elements to create intricate and complicated ways in a work of art
Hue This word is used intead of COLOR and is known as the recognizable name of a color
Contrast This principle develops interest in a picture by using the elements and their OPPOSITES to intensify their appeal.
7 Elements Color Value Line Shape Form Texture Space
11 Principles Emphasis Balance Contrast Gradation Harmony Unity Variety Movement Proportion Repetition Rhythm
Created by: lonerganm