Principles of Design

Repetition

Repeated elements of art: shapes, color, textures, lines, forms, values.

Repetition

Movement

An optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

Movement

Balance

Harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole

Balance

Variation

The elements in art need to be varied but harmonious

Variation

Dominance

Also called "Emphasis" or "Center of Interest." One aspect of the picture needs to stand out.

Dominance

Economy

This is purposefully leaving aspects of the original image OUT as you draw or paint in order to allow the. Center of Interest to stand out and to create the Line Movement you desire

Economy

Credits:

Created with images by takomabibelot - "Detail Of Sol Lewitt's 1971 Wall Drawing #65 At The National Gallery Of Art (Washington, DC)" • the euskadi 11 - "repetition" • dcemmy - "Fake Palindromes" • Chris Murtagh - "Couples Dancing" • M.Franke - "13.November 2012" • seier+seier - "hans christian hansen, architect: tagensbo kirke / church, copenhagen 1966-1970. colour and weave." • MAMJODH - "Yin-Yang Golden Ring and Blue Mosaic - computer generated image" • Muffet - "variations" • fdecomite - "Veils" • Georgia National Guard - "F22 in Flight" • Kathy McGraw - "PBD light balance dominance" • www.hacienda-la-colora.com - "www.hacienda-la-colora.com Musée Guggenheim Bilbao Museum Picture Image Photo Photography Spain Espagne" • www.hacienda-la-colora.com - "www.hacienda-la-colora.com Ernesto Neto : le corps qui me porte - Musée Guggenheim Bilbao Museum Picture Image Photo Photography Spain Espagne"

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