This presentation is about two major concepts in basic design-art elements, and design principles. Download the attached work sheet and answer the questions on it, as you click through the presentation. Enjoy!
Lets Review What We Covered• Basic design can be broken down into art elements and design principles.• The art elements are the building blocks and the design principals are the rules and guidelines.• These elements and principles make up a visual language that can be used to: plan, create, and critique a piece of artwork.
INFORMATION RESOURCESPrinciples of design:• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_elements_and_ principles• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principles_of_art• http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/encyc_balan cesymmetry.htmlElements of art:• http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l9kduyOxOd1q e2odko1_400.jpg• http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/building _lessons/formal_analysis.html• http://www.goshen.edu/art/ed/Compose.htm
IMAGE RESOURSES• Art Deco Title Border http://www.clipartof.com/interior_wall_decor/details/Retro-Black-And-White-Art-Deco-Styled-Border-3- Poster-Art-Print-209596• Elements and Principles Symbols http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l9kduyOxOd1qe2odko1_400.jpg• “Woman” line drawing, Wayne Roberts, www.wroberts.com.au/html/drawings.html• Hand with Paint Brush http://www.123rf.com/photo_10843144_female-hand-holding-paint-brush-isolated-over-white- background.html• Heart Symbol http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_(symbol)• “Negative Space Pillow,” Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy, http://www.cmybacon.com/2010/09/negative-space-pillow/• Value Faces http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/beautiful-vector-illustration/• Value Sphere http://jwaltonart.wordpress.com/drawing-one/drawing-slideshows/• White Vase Forms http://www.decorpad.com/relatedBookmarks.htm?bookmarkId=1532• Texture http://mayang.com/textures/Architectural/html/Paint%20Effects/index.html• Color Prism http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2011/05/the_fun_of_going_faster-than-l.php• Harmony, “Mont Sainte Victoire,” Cezanne http://www.writedesignonline.com/resources/design/rules/balance.html• Balance, “Queen of the Night” Erte http://artdecoblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/erte.html• Balance, “Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Raidal” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principles_of_art• Proportion, “Accurate Proportion” http://blogs.msdn.com/b/socaldevgal/archive/2007/06/24/accurate-proportion.aspx• Proportion, “Golden Spiral” http://layersmagazine.com/the-divine-proportion.html• Emphasis, “dots” http://csulaart156.wordpress.com/category/principles-of-design/• Empasis, “Campbells Soup “ Warholl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Warhol• Emphasis, “Birds” Esher http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/m-c-escher/birds• Movement, “The Green Dancers” Degas, http://www.theartgallery.com.au/ArtEducation/greatartists/Degas/GreenDancers/• Rhythm, “Regular, Random, Alternating http://www.designamour.com/2009/01/09/i-never-met-a-tile-pattern-i-didnt-like/• Unity, “The Arnolfini Marriage” Jan van Eyck http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/eyck_jan_van.html