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Elements & Principals

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What are the elements of design? space, line, shape, form, texture & color
What are the principals of design? balance, rhythm, proportion/scale, emphasis & unity
What is the principal repetition? when a 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? they add a soft, graceful effect to deigns
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? vertical: top & bottom parts are equal Horizontal: left & right 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 4 types of rhythm? gradation, radiation, repetition & continuous line
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? vertical lines lead the eye up and down and vertical lead the eye side to side
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is 2 dimensional and form is 3 dimensional
What are the five types of balance? asymmetrical, symmetrical, vertical, horizontal & radial
What does unity or harmony mean? all elements and principals of design work together to create harmony
What are the two things texture involves? how something really feels 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? radial balance
What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are identical ex:a butterfly
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? one object or item that stands out, focal point
What happens when you use a continuous line? it creates a continuous line for the eye to follow
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: designs increase or decrease in size radiation: lines or designs move out from center point
Created by: mforrest