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Elements& Principles

Elements& Principles A.Kemly

What are the elements of design? Space, Line, Shape, Form, Texture, Color
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, Proportion/ Scale, Emphasis, Unity and Harmony
What is the principle repetition? When the design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light than rough ones. Rough surfaces absorb more light, making them look less darker and less intense
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft graceful affect, to many will be busy
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Horizontal leads the eye from left to right, Vertical leads the eye up and radial leads your eye from the center out
What do diagonal lines suggest? Action, Movement and excitement
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? Gives the design direction and movement
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? Horizontal lines lead your eye from left to right, and Vertical lines lead the eye up
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape if a flat or silhoutte image and Form is the outlined edges of a three dementional object
What are the five types of balance? Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Vertical, Horizontal, and Radial balance
What does unity or harmony mean? Unity/ Harmony means all elements and principles of design work together to create harmony
What are the two things texture involves? How the surface feels to touch and how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? Veritcal, Horizontal, Diagional, Curved
What is proportion? Proportion means that each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? Radial Balance
What is symmetrical balance? Example? Where both parts are identical ex: butterfly
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? When one object or item stands out ex:clock over the fire place
What happens when you use a continuous line? Your eye follows it (never ending)makes the room look larger
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 is when the design increses or decreases in size and Radiation is ehrn the line or design moves out from the center point
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