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Elements and Princip

Elements and Principles of Design

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Line is an element of art which refers to the continuous mark made on some surface by a moving point. It may be two dimensional, like a pencil mark on a paper or it may be three dimensional(wire) or implied (the edge of a shape or form). Often it is an outline
Shape is an enclosed space defined by other elements of art. Shapes may take on the appearance of 2D or 3D objects.
Space refers to the distance or area between, around, above or within things. It can be a description for both 2 and 3 dimensional portrayals.
Color s an element of art with three properties 1) Hue, the name of the color, e.g. red, yellow, etc. 2) Intensity or the purity and strength of the color such as brightness or dullness, and 3) value, or the lightness or darkness of the color.
Form is an element of art that is three dimensional and encloses volume. Cubes, spheres, and cylinders are examples of various forms.
Texture refers to the surface quality or "feel" of an object, such as roughness, smoothness, or softness. Actual texture can be felt while simulated textures are implied by the way the artist renders areas of the picture.
Value describes the lightness or darkness of a color. Value is needed to express Volume.
Balance is arranging elements so that no one part of a work overpowers, or seems heavier than any other part. It is a sense of stability in the body of work. Balance can be created by repeating same shapes and by creating a feeling of equal weight.
Variety refers to the differences in the work, You can achieve variety by using difference shapes, textures, colors and values in your work. Repeating a similar shape but changing the size can give variety and unity at the same time. Keeping the same size, but ch
Emphasis in a composition refers to developing points of interest to pull the viewer's eye to important parts of the body of the work. It is to make one part of an artwork dominant over the other parts. It makes an element or object in a work stand out. Most artis
Rhythm is a type of movement in drawing and painting. It is showing consistency with colors or lines. Putting a red spiral at the bottom left and top right, for example, will cause the eye to move from one spiral, to the other, and everything in between. It is i
Proportion or scale refers to the relationships of the size of objects in a body of work. Proportions gives a sense of size seen as a relationship of objects, such as smallness or largeness.
Unity is seen in a painting or drawing when all the parts equal a whole. Your work should not appear disjointed or confusing. Unity is achieved in a body of work by using similar elements throughout the work, giving an uncomplicated look to your work. The arran
Contrast is to show difference and diversity in an artwork by combining elements to create interest. Contrast is to provide an artwork with something interesting to break the repetitions. Examples of opposites to observe, study, and practice, are
Movement adds excitement to your work by showing action and directing the viewers eye throughout the picture plane.
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