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 ...
In this lesson we will discuss symmetrical balance and how it is represented in art
, architecture, and other imagery. Visual aids are included to...
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 can be described as having equal "weight" on equal sides
of a centrally placed fulcrum. It may also be referred to as formal balance.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...