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elements&princpals

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What are the elements of design? Space, lines, shape, form, texture and color
What are the principles of design? Balance, Rhythm, proportion/scale, emphasis, unity/harmony
What is the principle repetition? Design is copied or reapeted
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces reflect more light while rough surfaces absorb more light
What do curved lines suggest? Adds a soft, graceful effect to designs
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance?
What do diagonal lines suggest? suggest action, movement and excitment
What is space? The area provided for particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? gradation, radiation, repetition, continous lines
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight (informal balance).
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? vertical lines lead your eye up, adding more height, formality and strenght. Horizonal lines leads your eyeleft to right and suggests informality and restfulness
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is 2 dimentional and form is 3 dementional
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 and how it appears to feel
What are the four types of line? vertical, horizontal diagonal and curved
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? diagonal
What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are identical. example: plants, insects or humans
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? one object or item stands out (focal point)
What happens when you use a continuous line? design creates a continuous line for the eyes 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 design increases or decreases in size and one element changes. radiation lines or designs move out from a center point
Created by: KateL