What is Design
The process of arranging selecting and ordering the elements into final product is referred to as design.
What is the difference between scale and proportion
Design- final product
Composition- the process
What is pattern
pattern- a repetitive ordering of design elements.
What do artist rely on
Regardless of principle most artist rely on does it” look right” to arrive the dynamic balance the balance is dealt with how it is seen/felt.
what is a sample of asymmetrical work
Edgar Degas – “Jockey before the race”
what does emphasis do
emphasis – draws our attention to an area. If that area is specific spot or figures it is called focal point.
what are directional forces
directional forces- forces “paths” for eyes to follow actual or implied lines. (leads eyes to emphasis or focal point)
what is rhythm
rhythm refers to any or type or movement/structure done in 2 sequence created by regular recurrence element.
what is an example of contrast
Luster- painted bowl
what helps illuminate contrast
Dark against light, large against small
true or false
Rhythm in the visual arts is based on a theory that music and the visual arts are alike and that shapes symbolize note in music?
what is scale
Scale- is the size relation of one thing to another.
How big will it be?
what is proportion
Proportion- is the size relationship of part to a whole
what sculpture did claes and van bruggen create
Claes oldenbury and loose Van Bruggen
“Shuttle Cocks”
what does small scale do
like this small scale work helps reveal intricate detail and delicate color.
what did ancient greeks and romans believe
In ancient Greeks and romans believed that controlling the design or architecture/ sculpture and painting is done through proportion.
distinguish proportions
with in these proportions they believe these mathematical relationships are able to reveal universal truth.
unnatural proportions helps show relative importance of a figure in a scale heieartical comes from hieatrical makes important people larger than others in art(gods).
what is important in unified work
it is important in an unified work or art THAT THE DESIGN SHOULD DOMINATE THE INDIVIDUAL PARTS.
referring to a size and shape of 2d picture plane
organization of the visual elements.
seven key principles of design
1. unity and variety
2. balance
3. emphasis and subordination
4. directional forces
5. contrast
6. repetition and rhythm
7. scale and proportion
complex composition
flat, distinctive quality
refers to a repetitive ordering of design elements.
2 types of balance
1. symmetry balance – is the near or exact matching of left and right side of a three- dimensional form or a two – dimensional composition.
2. asymmetry balance – the left and right sides are not the same.
what is the difference between warm and cool colors
Warm colors- advance
cool colors – reseed
what is subordination
subordination- lesser interest that keep us from being distracted from the areas of emphasis.
change in proportion can make a major difference in how we experience a given subject.
compare and contrast Michelangelo “pieta” and Roentgen “pieta”
Scale- M made mary much larger than jesus while R made both mary and jesus the same scale.
Material- M used marble while R used wood
Size – R made mary and jesus the same size expect he made jesus much skinner than mary.

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