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 ...
symmetrical balance Symmetrical, or formal balance, is also known as bilateral
symmetry. It is created by repeating the reverse of a design on the opposite side ...
Dec 3, 2012 ... Symmetry is a key factor to having proper balance in your designs. We'll take a
look at symmetry: when, where and why you should use it, and ...
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 ...
Visually the same side to side or top to bottom, symmetrical designs are almost
like mirror images when you fold them in half. In some cases, it's the right choice
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 ...
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 ...
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.