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Principles of Design/Color Terms/Elements of Design

What are the elements of design? space, line, shape, form, texture, color
What are the principles of design? balance, rhythm, proportion/scale, emphasis, unity
What is the principle repetition? design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? smooth surfaces reflect more light, rough surfaces absorb more light
What do curved lines suggest? soft, graceful affect.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? vertical is top and bottom parts are equal, horizontal is left and right parts are equal, radial is elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? action, movement, excitement
What is space? area provided for a particular purpose.
What are the four types of rhythm? gradation, radiation, repetition, and continuous line.
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? parts of design aren't identical but are equal in visual weight.
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is flat surfaces, form is 3d.
What are the 5 types of balance? symmetrical, asymmetrical,vertical, horizontal, and radial
What does unity or harmony mean? all elements and principles of design work together to create harmony
What are the 2 things texture involves? how the surface feels and how it appears to feel
What are the 4 types of lines? horizontal, vertical, diagonal, curved
What is proportion? how the design is visually divided.
Which of the 5 types of balance suggests excitement or interest? radial
What is symmetrical balance? Example? 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? the eye follows the line
What is another name for symmetrical balance? identical
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? not identical
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? gradation is getting smaller or bigger, radiation is lines move out from a center point
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? horizontal lines go from left to right, vertical lines go up and down.
Created by: juliannascatt