2 colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel
These colors when mixed create hues of brown Red and green above
Complimentary Color pairs Red – green Blue – orange Yellow – violet
Pattern A two-dimensional decorative effect achieved through the repetition of colors, lines, shapes, and/or textures. Pattern is created by a regular or expected repetition. Patterns tend to have a flattening effect, which makes the space hard to read. The patterns clamor for attention, and almost seem to blend together.
Regular repetition of lines, shapes, or colors that create a movement can be called Patterns. Pattern
Rhythm Rhythm is created when one or more elements of design are used repeatedly to create a feeling of organized movement. Variety is essential to keep rhythm exciting and active, and moving the viewer around the artwork. Rhythm creates a mood like music or dancing.
Texture – Real or Implied Tactile qualities of touch and feel
Real texture is texture that actually exists – what you can actually feel
Implied texture -created to look like the real object on a flat surface
Texture can be Grained Rough Corrugated Smooth Furry Shiny Prickly
Van Gogh close up When we look at a photograph or a painting of the texture of a surface such as glass or velvet leather, we see patterns of light and dark that create the effect of texture Simulated texture ; a two dimensional surface that imitates real texture, simulated textures copy or imitate real textures.