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C. St.Onge

Elements/ Principles - C. St.Onge

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 and Rough surfaces absorb more light
What do curved lines suggest? a soft, graceful effect to designs
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? Vertical Balance-Top and Bottom, Horizontal Balance- Left and Right parts are equal, Radial Balance – Elements radiate out from design
What do diagonal lines suggest? Suggest action, movement, and excitement
What is space? The area provided for a particular purpose
What are the four types of rhythm? Gradation, Radiation, Repetition,and Continuous Line
What is asymmetrical balance? Example? Parts of the design are not identical but are equal in visual weight. example: wall artwork
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? vertical leads the eye up and horizontal leads the eye left to right
What is the golden mean? 3 to 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape: A flat or silhoutte image form: The outlines edges of a three dimensional object
What are the five types of balance? Asymmetrical Balance, Vertical Balance, Horizontal Balance, Radial Balance, and Symmetrical 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? horizontal, verical, diagonal, and curved
What is proportion? How the design is visually divided
Which of the five types of balance suggests excitement or interest? asymmetrical is more interesting
What is symmetrical balance? Example? when both parts are identical example: butterflies
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? one object or item stands out also called a focal point
What happens when you use a continuous line? creates a continuous line for eye to follow
What is another name for symmetrical balance? equal balance
What is another name for asymmetrical balance? unequal balance
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? gradiation: Designs increase or decrease in size radiation: lines or designs move out from center point
Created by: cstonge


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