principles of art

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kimkrak
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principles of art
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2015-10-12 11:26:36
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art quiz 3
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  1. emphasis
    refers to developing points of interest to pull the viewers eye to important parts of the artwork
  2. balance
    • sense of equal weight.
    • May be created by repeated shapes,line, or color
  3. harmony
    is achieved by using similar, but not identical, elements throughout the art
  4. variety
    • refers to the difference in the artwork.
    • you can achieve variety by using different shapes, textures, colors, or values.
  5. movement
    adds excitement to your work by showing action and directing the viewers eye throughout the artwork.
  6. rhythm
    • is a type of movement in drawing and painting.
    • It is seen in repeating shapes and colors or alternating lights and darks.
  7. proportion
    • or scale
    • is the size relationships in an artwork.
    • For example, it gives a sense of smallness versus largeness.
  8. unity
    • is when all the parts equal a whole.
    • This is achieved by making sure your artwork is not disjointed or confusing.

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