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Altenburg Wood 4/5

color terms

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What are the elements of design? texture,line,shae,form,color,space
What are the principles of design? balance,rhythm,proportion/scale,emphasis,unity
How does texture affect color? smooth surface reflects more light making them brighter while rough surfaces absorb more light
What do curved lines suggest? soft, graceful effect to design
What is the principle repetition? design is copied or repeated
What do diagonal lines suggest? action, movement and excitement
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? horizontal is left and right parts are equal, vertical top and bottom parts are equal and radial elements radiate out from desgin
What is space? the area provided for a particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? gradation, radiation, repetition, continuous lines
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? parts of the design are not identical are equal in visual weight. example: a hutch with a shelf on one side and a cabinet on the other
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? horizontal leads the eye from left to right vertical leads the eye up
What is the golden mean? 3-5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is a flat or silhouette image form is the outlines edges of a 3 dimensional object
What are the five types of balance? radial, vertical, horizontal, asymmetrical, symmetrical
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 surface feels to the touch and how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? curved, diagonal, horizontal and vertical
What is proportion? each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? diagonal line
What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are identical example humans
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? draws eye immediately another name is focal point
What happens when you use a continuous line? makes eye follow all around way around
What is another name for symmetrical balance? formal
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? gradation design increase or decrease size radiation lines or design move out from enter point
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? unformal
What is an analogous color scheme? done by using 3 or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
What is a monochromatic color scheme? achieved by using tints and shades of the same color
What color scheme is 2 colors opposite on the color wheel. complementary
What is an accented neutral color scheme? mostly all neutral with one bright color
How many colors in a split complemetary color scheme? two colors located next to that's color complement
Created by: altenburg