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Color- ktanaka

Elements and Principles

What are the elements of design? Space ,line ,shape, form, texture and color.
What are the principles of design? Balance, proportion/scale, unity, and emphasis
What is the principle repetition? Design is copied our repeated
How does texture affect color? Smooth surfaces appear lighter becuase the reflect light, rather than rough bumpy surfaces which appear darker because the absorb light.
What do curved lines suggest? suggest comfort, safety, familiarity, relaxation. They recall the curves of the human body, and therefore have a pleasing, sensual quality.
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? horizontal-left and right parts are equal verticle-top and bottom parts are equal radial-elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? action, movement and excitment
What is space? The area provided for particular purpose-can be either 2-D or 3-D
What are the 4 types of rhythm? Gradation, radiation, repetition, and continuous line
What is assymetrical balance? Parts of the design are not identicle but are equal in weight
What is the difference between horizontal and verticle lines? Horizontal lines make the room appear longer/wider and verticle lines make the room appear taller
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio of visual performance
What is the difference between shape and form? Shape is 2-D and form is 3-D
What are the 5 types of balance? Symmetrical, assymetrical, horizontal, verticle and radial
What does unity or harmony mean? All elements and principles of design are working together to create harmony
What are the 2 things texture involves? How surface feels to the touch (tactile) and how surface appears to feel (visual)
What are the 4 types of line? Horizontal, verticle, diagonal and curved
What is proportion? Each of the parts are the right size to belong to the whole
Which of the 5 types of balance suggest excitement or interest? Assymetrical
What is symmetrical balance? Both parts of the design are identicle
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? One object or item stands out/ Known as focal point
What happens when you use a continous line? The eye follows the line around the room
What is another name for symmetrical balance? Formal balance
What is another name for assymetrical balance? Informal balance
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? In gradation, one element increases or decreases in size. In radiation, lines or designs move out from one center point
Created by: kaylatanaka2



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