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What do curved lines suggest? Too many will make a design busy What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design work together to create harmony. What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation- Designs increase or decrease in size. Radiation-Lines or designs move out from center point.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical Balance- Top and Bottom parts are equal. Horizontal Balance- Left and Right parts are equal. Radial Balance- Elements radiate out from design What are the two things texture involves? Involves how the surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel
What do diagonal lines suggest? Suggest action, movement, and excitement What are the four types of line? Vertical Lines, Horizontal Lines, Diagonal Lines, Curved Lines
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose What is proportion? Means that each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole.
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation-Lines, Repetition, Continuous Line Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Rhythm
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. What is symmetrical balance? Example? When both parts are identical Example- plants, insects or humans
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? Focal point in the design What happens when you use a continuous line? Design creates a continuous line for eye to follow
What is another name for symmetrical balance? when both parts are identical What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight.
What are the elements of design? Space, Line, Shape, Form, Texture, & Color What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Vertical Lines- Lead the eye up Horizontal Line- Vertical Lines- Lead the eye up Horizontal Line- Leads the eye from left to right
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Proportion/Scale, Emphasis, Unity What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 Ratio
What is the principle repetition? Repetition- Design is copied or repeated What is the difference between shape and form? Shape- A flat or silhoutte image Form- The outlines edges of a three dimensional object
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 are the five types of balance? Symmetrical Balance, Vertical Balance, Horizontal Balance, Radial Balance, Asymmetrical Balance
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