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Gerace 3

E's and P's Terms

What are the elements of design? Texture, shape, color, line, and/or pattern
What are the principles of design? Proportion/scale, harmony, rhythm, balance, and emphasis
What is the principle repetition? rhythm
How does texture affect color? If you add texture and color together it changes the color. For example, it might make it dull, shiny, bright, or sheer.
What type of textures increase a persons body size? Bulky, shaggy, thick, wrinkled, fuzzy. Shiny and glossy because it reflects more light.
What do curved lines suggest? The message is gentle, soft, casual, and romantic. It holds attention longer, reinforces rounded soft body curves, increases, and emphasizes. You can find curved lines on seamlines, necklines, and collars.
What do diagonal lines suggest? The message is movement, interesting, excitement, active, and dramatic. It also increases, emphasizes, and reinforces the direction of the dominate angle. You can find it in zigzag patterns, V-shaped necklines and French darts.
What are the three types of rhythm? Repetition, radiation, and gradation
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? It is when it is not exactly the same on both sides, but it is still balanced. For example if a shirt had a pocket on one side but not the other it would be asymmetrical. This balance brings attention to a particular area.
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines. Horizontal lines are calm, relaxed, and casual. It makes the wearer look wider and shorter. Vertical lines are formal, business-like, and strong. It makes the wearer look taller and thinner.
What does harmony mean, how is it achieved? All parts look as if they belong together. The element and principles of design working together.
What are the two things texture involves? Seeing and feeling
What are th four types of line? horizontal, vertical, curved, and diagonal
What is proportion? How the size of one part relates to another part and how the size of one part relates to the whole body/item.
What is symmetrical balance? Example? It is exactly the same on both sides. For example a hortizonal striped shirt if you cut the shirt in half it would be the same on both sides.
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? The dominate focal point or the center of interest of a garment or an outfit created by the use of line, shape, color, texture, and/or pattern. Another name for it is focal point.
What is another name for symmetrical balance? formal balance
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? informal balance
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation is a color's tints and shades. It can also be a design that gets bigger. Radiation is having a center and it having a design coming out from it.
If the elements of design are considered the "tools", what are the principles of design considered? The rules
Created by: mgerace