Formal balance, also called symmetrical balance, is a concept of aesthetic
composition involving equal weight and importance on both sides of a
It is necessary to balance many things in a composition: visual interests (this
lesson), unity and variety, figure and ground, realism and abstraction as well as ...
Jun 29, 2015 ... Steven Bradley explains how to archive a balanced composition that feels
aesthetically pleasing and where everything fits together in a ...
There are two types of balance: symmetrical and asymmetrical. In symmetrical
balance, if an imaginary line is drawn through the center of the work, both sides ...
Oct 10, 2013 ... This brings us back to the idea of symmetry. By definition, there is a balanced,
harmonious quality inherent in symmetry, and when it's present ...
Oct 20, 2015 ... Humans love symmetry - hence the need for balance in your art. Learn how to
achieve different types of balance in your design and why it's ...
Jul 13, 2011 ... In design, symmetry is closely tied to balance. A perfectly symmetrical design
achieves balance and a sense of stability. There is also ...
Symmetry adds balance to a design. When elements are the same on both sides
of an axis, the design feels harmonious. If we design a street with five houses ...
Apr 11, 2014 ... And balance doesn't mean that every element has to be distributed perfectly
symmetrical, balance can be achieved through asymmetry as well.
Symmetrical balance is achieved when items are actually repeated or mirrored
along a central axis. This type of balance is frequently seen in nature, our own ...