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## Design Notes: Balance Symmetry

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For this lesson we will attempt to achieve balance as a way of learning how to control attention in a piece of art. There are two systems for achieving balance: ...

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Balance. Balance in art refers to the sense of distribution of perceived visual weights that offset ... There are two types of balance: symmetrical and asymmetrical.

## What is the Definition of Balance in Art? - About.com

Balance in art refers to the ways in which the elements (lines, shapes, colors, textures, ... Balance can be symmetrical ("formal"), where elements are given equal ...

## The Artist's Toolkit: Encyclopedia: Balance | ArtsConnectEd

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This site includes info on: Minneapolis Institute of Arts Toolkit. ... There are three different types of balance: symmetrical, asymmetrical and radial. The human ...

## Elements and Principles of Design-Balance

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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 ...

## Principles of Art | learn.

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Approximate Symmetry: A form of balance achieved by the use of similarly balanced compositional units on either side of a vertical axis within the picture plane.

Aug 8, 2013 ... One of the fundamental Principles of Art, Balance refers to the visual equalization of the ... The three major forms of balance are symmetrical,...

## Balance - Boundless

Categorize the elements of compositional balance in a work of art ... The three most common principles of compositional balance are symmetrical, asymmetrical , ...

## Symmetry vs. Asymmetry | Webdesigner Depot

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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 ...

## WriteDesign - Balance - Principle of Art and Design

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Symmetrical balance is also called formal balance because a form (formula) is used -- a mirror image about a vertical axis. The results ...

### Symmetrical Balance in Art: Definition & Examples - Video & Lesson ...

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In this lesson we will discuss symmetrical balance and how it is represented in art , architecture, and other imagery. Visual aids are included to...

### Principles of Design

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Balance is the concept of visual equilibrium, and relates to our physical sense ... Symmetrical balance can be described as having equal "weight" on equal sides ... distortions of proportion are used by the artist to depict both the youthfulness of  ...

### Design Principles: Compositional Balance, Symmetry And Asymmetry

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Jun 29, 2015 ... The first image is an example of symmetrical balance, and the second is ..... “A Fine Balance,” Erik Spiekermann; “Art and Visual Perception by ...