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Collins 4-5

Color Terms

What are the elements are design? space, line, shape, form texture and color What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose What is another name for symmetrical balance?
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces making them brighter and lighter Rough surfaces absorb more light making them look darker and less intense What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Vertical- Lead the eye up Horizontal- Leads the eye from left to right What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradiation- Designs increase or decrease in size Radiation- Lines or designs move out from center point
What do curved lines suggest? Too many will make a design busy What is the golden mean? What are the four types of line? Vertical,Horizontal, Curved, Diagonal
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical Balance are top and bottom parts are equal. Horizontal Balance left and right parts are equal. Radial Balance elements radiate out from design. What is the difference between shape and form? Shape- A flat or silhoutte image Form-A surfaces tactile quality What is proportion? means that each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole.
What do diagonal lines suggest? Suggest action, movement, and excitement What are the five types of balance? Radical, Vertical, Horizontal, Asymmetrical,Symmetrical Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Rhythm balance
What are the principles of design? balance, rhythm, proportion/ scale, emphasis, unity What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation,Radiation-Lines,Repetition,Continuous Line What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are identical. Example, plants, humans, insects
What is the principle repetition? design is copied or repeated What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. For example, have two of the same pillows on different sides that are semmetrical What is emphasis? What is another name for it? Focal point in the design
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design work together to create harmony. What are the two things texture involves? Involves how the surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel What happens when you use a continuous line? Design creates a continuous line for eye to follow
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