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Art - Wikipedia


Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts ... Music, theatre, film, dance, and other performing arts, as well as literature and other ... of rea...

Art Elements & Principles - T.J. Purdy: Assistant Principal @ Curtis HS


line: a moving dot. shape: 2-dimensional characteristics (length & width). form: .... High key paintings are made mostly of light values and contain a minimum of .... Visual unity is one of the most important aspects of well-designed art and is ...

Principles of Design


The principles are: Balance; Proportion; Rhythm; Emphasis; Unity. Balance. Balance is the concept of visual equilibrium, and relates to our physical sense of balance. ... A well known classic example is Michaelangelo's David, in which distortions of proportion are used by the artist to depict both the youthfulness of the boy ....



Visual rhythm may be best understood by relating it to rhythm in sound. ... Linear rhythm refers to the characteristic flow of the individual line. ... The artist or designer uses emphasis to call attention to something, or to vary the ... Unity is the underlying principle that summarizes all of the principles and elements of design.

Visual Design Basics | Usability.gov


Visual design focuses on the aesthetics of a site and its related materials by ... To define the area, the graphic artist uses lines, differences in value, color, and/or texture. ... Unity has to do with all elements on a page visually or conceptually ... out by emphasizing differences in size, color, direction, and other characteristic...

Art Terms Flashcards


Sep 22, 2010 ... A characteristic manner or mode of artistic expression or design. ... The unity in a work of art as created by use of visual elements. ..... in a structure, often used to create balance and rhythm as well as light, air and access.

Elements and Principles of Design-Variety


Variety is the complement to unity and is needed to create visual interest. ... Good design is achieved through the balance of unity and variety; the elements ... Color - hue, value, saturation; Value - darkness, lightness, high-key, low-key, value ...

Art Nouveau Design: Characteristics, History, Artists - Visual Arts ...


Art Nouveau (1890-1914): International Style of Curvilinear Design Applied to ... interior design, glassware, jewellery, poster art and illustration, as well as painting .... Christopher Dresser's Unity in Variety (1859) - a treatise on botany for artists, was ... (1868-1928), a key figure in the Glasgow School of Painting (1880- 19...



SPARKed – SPARK in Education: Visual Arts Vocabulary. VISUAL ARTS ... surface. The three characteristics of colors are hue, intensity, and value. ... Composition. The overall placement and organization of elements in a work of art , as well as the ... Harmony. The principle of design that creates unity within a work of art.

Elements and Principles of Design Explained - Incredible Art ...


Resource: Exploring Visual Design: The Elements and Principles, Joseph Gatto, ... We see them in nature and they have free flowing, informal and irregular characteristics. .... High-Key is a picture with all light values. ... How will you create Unity? ... I started a creativity group last year, and it has moved along pretty well.