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Questions for Elements and Principles

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 than rough surfaces Making them brighter and lighter - Rough surfaces absorb more light Making them look darker and less intense
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft, graceful effect to designs
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical Balance- Top and Bottom parts are equal. Horizontal Balance- Left and Right parts are equal. Radial Balance – Elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? action, movement, and excitement
What is space? - A flat or silhouette image - 2 dimensions: length and width
What are the four 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 Horizontal Lines - 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 - A flat or silhouette image Form - The outlines edges of a three dimensional object
What are the five types of balance? Symmetrical balance, Asymmetrical Balance, Vertical Balance, Horizontal Balance, Radial Balance
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design work together to create harmony.
What are the two things texture involves? - how the surface feels to the touch - how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? Curved Lines, Diagonal Lines, Horizontal Lines, Vertical Lines
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Asymmetrical Balance
What is symmetrical balance? Example? Balance-when both parts are identical
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? One object or item stands out - also is called focus point
What happens when you use a continuous line? Line-Design creates a continuous line for eye to follow
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Formal balance
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Informal balance
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
Created by: mhouse99