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Molder 3

Intro Elements and Principle Of Design Terms

What are the elements of design? Lines, texture, shape/ form, color, and pattern.
What are the principles of design? Balance, rhythm, emphasis, proportion/ scale.
What is the principle repetition? The principle is to repeat some aspect of the design throughout the entire piece
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces. Dull surfaces absorb more light.
What type of textures increase a persons body size? A thick, bulky, fuzzy, and or wrinkled texture would increase a persons body size.
What do curved lines suggest? It suggest a more feminine, graceful, sensual, soft, fragile, gental,romantic, yet casual look.
What do diagonal lines suggest? It suggest a more active, movemont, instability, excitment, in motion, vitality, restless,dramatic, interesting, yet sophisticated look.
What are the three types of rhythm? Radiation, gradation and repetition.
What is asymmetrical balance? The design is balanced, but each side is different in some way.
What is the differnce between horizontal and vertical lines? Horizontal lines go from left to right and vertical lines go from up to down.
What does harmony mean, how is it achieved? When the elements of design and principle of design are working together.
What are the 2 things texture invovles? Tactile, feeling, and visual, seeing.
What are the four types of lines? Curved, vertical, horizontal, and diaginol.
What is proportion? How the size of one part relates to the size of another part or of the size of the whole item/ the body.
What is symmetrical balance? Both sides are exactly the same, a mirror image of each other.
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? Emphasis is a dominant focal point or center of interest in a garment or an outfit created by the use of lline, shape, color, texture, and or pattern. Another name for it is the focal point of fashion.
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Formal balance
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Informal Balance
What is the between gradation and radiation? Radiation is like sun beams and gradation is one color fading into another color.
If the elements of design are considered the "tools", what are the principles of design considered? "Rules"
Created by: amolder



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