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Color A. Zucker

Color Terms

What are the elements of design? Space, Line, Shape, Form, Texture, and Color
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Proportion, Emphasis, and Harmony
What is the principle repetition? Design is copied or repeated.
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces. Rough surfaces absorb more light.
What do curved lines suggest? A soft and graceful effect to designs.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical- top and bottom parts are equal. Horizontal- left and right parts are equal. Radial- elements radiate our from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? Action, Movement, and Excitement
What is space? A flat or silhoutte image.
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation, Repetition, and Continuous Line
What is asymmetrical balance? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight.
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Vertical- Leads the eye up. Horizontal- Leads the eye from left to right
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 Ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape- Area provided for a particular purpose Form- The outlines edges of a three dimensional object
What are the five types of balance? Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal, and Radial
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design work together.
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? Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal, Curved
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal, and Radial
What is symmetrical balance? When both parts are identical.
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? ONe object or item stands out. Focal point.
What happens when you use a continuous line? Your eye follows the line.
What is another name for symmetrical balance? When both sides are identical
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation- Designs increase or decrease in size ; one element of design changes. Radiation- Lines or designs move out from center point
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