Elements & Principles OF ART 8 TH Grade. ELEMENTS PRINCIPLES Line Shape Color Texture Form Value Space Balance Unity Contrast Emphasis Proportion Movement.
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Elements & PrinciplesOF ART8TH Grade
ELEMENTS PRINCIPLESLine Shape ColorTextureForm ValueSpaceBalanceUnityContrastEmphasisProportionMovementRhythmPattern
ElementLineis a mark on a surface, longer than it is wide, and in a particular direction.
ElementShapeis 2-dimensional with no form or thickness. Shapes are flat and can be grouped into two categories, geometric and organic.
ElementColorHow the human eye perceives light reflected off an object.It is divided into color schemes.
Element TextureIs the tactile surface quality of a surface. Can be implied (drawing or photo), or actually on a surface.
ElementFormis a 3-dimensional object having volume and thickness.
ElementValueis the degree of light and dark in a design. It is the contrast between black and white and all the tones in between.
ElementSpacerefers to illusion of depth & distance.
PrinciplesBalanceis a feeling of visual weight . It can be symmetrical, asymmetrical, and radial.
PrinciplesUnityA feeling of harmony within an artwork, as if things fit together in a composition because of similar elements, such as colors, shapes, and textures.
PrinciplesContrastThe use of opposite elements to create interest, such a bright and dark color together to make something stand out.
PrinciplesEmphasisThe most important area (focal point) that attracts attention in a composition. Contrast often creates emphasis.
PrinciplesRhythmRepetition of similar elements.
*PrinciplesMovementThe way your eye is guided through the composition. Rhythm often creates movement.
PrinciplesPatternThe repetition of identical elements in a sequential manner.
*ProportionThe comparative relationship of one part to another with respect to size or amounts.Principles