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O. Dunlevy

Elements and Principals

what are the elements of design? texture, color, shape and lines, space
what are the principles of design? Balance, rythum, proprtion/scale, emphasis, unity
what is principle repitition? an element that occurs over and over again
how does texture affect color? smooth surfaces are lighter, jagged/bumpy textures absorb light- appears darker
what do curved lines suggest? cozy, delicate, feminine style
whats the difference between horizontal, vertical and radial balance? horizontal-top and bottom parts equal vertical-left and right parts are equal radial-elements radiate outward from center
what do diagonal lines suggest? always have movement
what is space? area you are working in
what are the four types of rythum? gradation, radiation, reptition, continuous line
what is assymetrical 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-relaxing/restful smaller vertical-gives hright/strength7formality
what is the golden mean? proportion- 3:5 ratio is known as golden
what is the difference between shape and form form- when you take a 2d object and make it 3d shape- 2d shapes
what are the five types of balance? symmetrical, assymetrical, radial, horizontal, vertical
what does harmony mean? the unity in color
what are the two things texture involves? how a surface feels and looks how it would feel
what are the four types of line? vertical, diagonal, horizontal, curved
what is proportion? tells how the design is visually divided
which of the 5types of balance suggests excitement or intrest? diagonal/ warm colors
what is symmetrical balance? example? same on both sides
what is emphasis? another name? causes one object or idea to stand out- focal point
what happenes when you use a continuous line? creates a design for line to follow
what is another name for symmetircal balance? formal
what is another name for assymetrical balance? unformal
what is the difference between gradation and radiation? gradation-increase or decrease in size radiation- lines or designs move out from center point
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