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Principles and Elements

What are the elements of design? Space, Line, Shape, Form, Texture & Color.
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Proportion/Scale, Emphasis & Unity.
What is the principle repetition? When a design is copied or repeated.
How does texture affect color? On a smooth surface the color is brighter. On a rough surface the color is duller.
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft, graceful effect.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical Balance: top & bottom parts are equal. Horizontal Balance: left & right parts are equal. Radial Balance: elements radiate out from design.
What do diagonal lines suggest? Action, movement & excitement.
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose.
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation, Repetition & Continuous.
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. Ex: photos in frames.
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Vertical lines lead your eye up, horizontal lines lead your eye right to left.
What is the golden mean? 3-5 ratio.
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape is 2D. Form is 3D.
What are the five types of balance? Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal & Radial.
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements working together to create harmony.
What are the two things texture involves? How the surface feels to touch & how it appears to feel.
What are the four types of line? Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal & Curved.
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided.
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Radial Balance.
What is symmetrical balance? Example? When both parts are identical. Ex: butterfly
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? One object or item that stands out. Focal point.
What happens when you use a continuous line? Leads the eye left to right, room appears wider.
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Identical
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Non-identical
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation: designs increase or decrease in size. Radiation: designs move out from center point.
Created by: jstasio