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  • The Principles of Art
    • Balance
    • Emphasis
    • Movement
    • Proportion
    • Rhythm
    • Unity
    • Variety
    Helen Frankenthaler.
  • Kurt Schwitters Variety Variety occurs when an artist creates something that looks different from the rest of the artwork. An artist may use variety to make you look at a certain part or make the artwork more interesting.
  • Joseph Cornell View slide
  • James Rosenquist View slide
  • Robert Rauschenberg
  • Jacob Lawrence Unity Unity is the feeling that everything in the work of art works together and looks like it fits.
  • Egyptian Hieroglyphics
  • Paul Klee
  • Louise Nevelson
  • Georgia O’Keeffe Balance Formal Balance usually is achieved by the artist placing objects in the work in a symmetrical or equal-sided arrangement. Informal Balance is created when an asymmetrical layout is used. Radial Balance occurs within a circle design.
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Mark Rothko
  • James Whistler
  • Rose Window at Notre Dame
  • Andrew Wyeth emphasis Emphasis is when the artist manipulates the Elements of Art so that your eye is drawn to a particular area.
  • FrancescoGoya
  • Commemorative Bronze, Kingdom of Benin
  • Hokusai
  • Tom Otterness Proportion Proportion refers to one piece of an object in relation to the rest of the object.
  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Fernando Botero
  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • George Bellows Movement Directional Movement is a visual flow through the composition. It can be the suggestion of motion in a design as you move from object to object by way of placement and position.
  • Edvard Munch
  • Antoni Gaudí
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Piet Mondrian Rhythm Rhythm is movement in which some elements recur regularly.  Like a dance it will have a flow of objects that will seem to be like the beat of music. Repetition .
  • Andy Goldsworthy
  • Cy Twombly
  • Jasper Johns
  • You guess…
  • Formal Balance
  • Proportion or Formal Balance if viewed from the front
  • Emphasis
  • Rhythm, Pattern, or Emphasis
  • Unity and Movement
  • Emphasis
  • Rhythm or Movement
  • Emphasis or Proportion
  • Formal Balance
  • Unity or Rhythm
  • Proportion or Unity
  • Visual Movement or Unity