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Elements of design

elements of design

What are the elements of design? space, line, texture, shape, form, color
What are the principles of design? balance, rhythm, proportion/scale, emphasis, unity/harmony
What is the principle repetition? when the design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? smooth surfaces reflect more light rough surfaces, rough surfaces absorb more light
What do curved lines suggest? a softness, or graceful effect to the design
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? horizontal: left and right parts are equal, vertical:top and bottom parts are equal. Radial: elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? action, movement, and excitement
What is space? the area provided for a particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? gradation, radiation, repetion, and continuous lines
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? horizontal: leads the eye from left to right. vertical: lead the eye
What is the golden mean? 3-5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is 2D and form is a 3D object
What are the five types of balance? symmetrical, asymmetrical, horizontal, radial, vertical
What does unity or harmony mean? when a design uses all of the elements and principles of design
What are the two things texture involves? how the surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? horizontal, diagonal,vertical, and curved
What is proportion? how the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? radial, symmetrical
What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are equal ex:plants, insects, or humans
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? when one object or item stands out; the focal point
What happens when you use a continuous line? The line forces you eye to follow it
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:designs increase or decrease in size. Radiation: lines or designs move out from center point
Created by: Fashionkb