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Design- S.Edmonds

Elements and principles of design

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? the design is copied or repeated
How does texture affect color? smoother surfaces reflect more light than rough surfaces
What do curved lines suggest? adds soft, graceful effect to designs
What is the difference between horizontal, vertical, and radial balance? vertical balance is when the top and bottom parts are equal. horizontal balance is when left and right parts are equal. radial balance is when the elements radiate out from the design.
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? gradation, radiation, repetition, continuous line
What is asymmetrical balance? parts of the design are not identical but are equal in vision
What is the difference between horizontal and vertical lines? horizontal lines leads the eye from left to right and vertical lines leads the eye up and down
What is the golden mean? 3- 5 ratio
What is the difference between shape and form? shape is a flat silhoutte image and form is the outlines edges of a three dimensional object
What are the five types of balance? symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance, vertical balance, horizontal balance, radial balance
What does unity or harmony mean? they work together to create harmony
What are the two things texture involves? how the surface feels to the touch and hot 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? asymmetrical balance
What is symmetrical balance? when both parts are identical
What is emphasis? What is another name for it? one object or item stands out. focal point in the design
What happens when you use a continuous line? creates a line for eye to follow
What is another name for symmetrical balance? balanced
what is another name for asymmetrical balance? not balanced
What is the difference between gradation and radiation? gradation designs increase or decrease in size and radiation designs move out from center point
Created by: sydney15