Elements & Principles of Design. Elements of Design Designers use the following Elements (parts) of Design Colour Value Line Shape Form Texture Space.

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  • Elements & Principles of Design

  • Elements of DesignDesigners use the following Elements (parts) of Design ColourValueLineShapeFormTextureSpace

  • Colour

    There are:3 Primary colors3 Secondary colors

    placed evenly around the basic color wheel.

  • ValueIs the lightness and darkness of a colour.

  • LineIs a continuous mark. It has five characteristics: lengthwidthcurvature depth texture

  • ShapeIs an enclosed line.It has height and width and is usually considered flat2-dimensional.

  • FormIt has height, width, and depth.It is considered 3-dimensional.

  • TextureThe feel of a surface. There are two kinds:Actual or realImplied or fake

  • Space

    It has two characteristics: positivethe object negative the voided area surrounding the object.

  • Principles of Design(The arrangement of elements)

    BalanceRepetitionContrastMovementEmphasisUnity

  • BalanceEquilibriumElements are placed in the design in a way so they have equal weight.There are two kindsSymmetrical or formal balance which is objects centered Asymmetrical or informal balance which is more objects on one side or off centered.

  • Balance

  • ContrastThe opposite or varied elements that make an art work interesting. Such as colour, thick or thin lines, large or small shapes, rough or smooth texture,etc.

  • Contrast

  • MovementThe path our eyes follow in a design. Usually it brings the viewer in, around, and through the piece.

  • Movement

  • EmphasisDrawing attention to the main object. All elements; like line, color, and shapes, direct your eye to the main point.

  • Emphasis

  • UnityOneness makes all the elements and principles work together Also called Harmony

  • Unity

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