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Elements&Principles

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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. Example: Red carpet looks darker and duller than red ceramic tile.
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft, graceful effect to designs. Too many will make a design busy. Doorway arches, ruffled curtains, curved furniture.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Horizontal Balance- Left and Right parts are equal . Vertical Balance- Top and Bottom parts are equal. Radial Balance – Elements radiate out from design.
What do diagonal lines suggest? Suggest action, movement, and excitement. Overpowering and tiring (use in small amounts). Staircases, cathedral ceilings, and gable roofs
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose. Can have 2 dimensions (floor). Can have 3 dimensions (room or dwelling).
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation, Repetition, Continuous Line.
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Asymmetrical Balance- Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. (A big picture frame and 3 small frames)
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? Vertical:Lead the eye up. Adding more height, formality, and strength.Room appears taller. Horizontal:Leads the eye from left to right. Suggests informality and restfulness. Room appears wider and shorter.
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 Ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape:-A flat or silhoutte image -2 dimensions Form:-The outlines edges of a three dimensional object -3 dimensions
What are the five types of balance? Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal, Radial.
What does unity or harmony mean? All Elements and Principles of Design working together.
What are the two things texture involves? Involves how the surface feels to the touch 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 Symmetry
What is symmetrical balance? Example? When both parts are identical. Example- plants, insects or humans.
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? -An object or item that stands out. -Focal Point
What happens when you use a continuous 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: tub0butter