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Elements and Principles

What are the elements of design? Color, shape, texture, space, form
What are the principles of design? Balance, rhythm, proportion/scale, emphasis, unity
What is the principle repetition? Principle repetition is when a design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? Makes it darker or lighter
What do curved lines suggest? comfort, softness, relaxation
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Horizontal -- left and right parts are equal Vertical -- top and bottom parts are equal Racial balance -- elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? Movement
What is space? The area you are designing in, such as a room
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, such as a picture frame that is the same size as a lamp.
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Horizontal lines evoke comfort and ease, while vertical lines create height and slim shapes.
What is the golden mean? It is used to create pleasing, natural designs
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape refers to 2D designs and form is 3D
What are the 5 types of balance? Symmetrical, asymmetrical, vertical, horizontal, radial balance
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements of a design work together to create harmony.
What are the two things texture involves? How a surface feels, how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? Horizontal, vertical, curved, diagonal
What is proportion? how the design is visibly divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Radial balance
What is symmetrical balance? Example? When both parts are equal, ex: 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? Creates a line for your eyes to follow
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Identical balance
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? Non-identical
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? Gradation decreases or increases in size, radiation lines move out from a center point
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