BALANCE The way the Elements of Art create visual stability *Asymmetrical/Symmetrical (mirror image (OR) sides do not match) Vocabulary: Asymmetrical, Symmetrical, Value, Positive and Negative Space
CONTRAST A noticeable difference between 2 things to create visual interest *Scale (small/large) *Value/Color *Positive/Negative Space Vocabulary: Tint, Shade, Hue, Scale, Negative/Positive (space)
EMPHASIS The Focal Point (center of interest) of the artwork…what you see first. *Bulls eye/Not bulls eye *Inspiration *Color Vocabulary: Focal Point, Value, Color, Bulls eye, Inspiration, Composition
MOVEMENT/RHYTHM Use of Elements to move the eye through the work of art *Visual Texture *Actual Texture *Pattern *Directional Vocabulary: Focal Area, Directional , Pattern, Texture
PATTERN Repetition of an Element ( 3 or more times) *Line, Shape, Color, Texture,Value, Form, Space *Surface Enhancement Vocabulary: Repeats, Elements of Art, Random or Sequential
UNITY When all of the Elements and Principles of Art work together cohesively *If you make good art…you have UNITY! *Elements of Art *Principles of Art Vocabulary: Recipe, Formula (you must know the formula to have summation)
Ready to cook?
Let’s (visually) understand the ingredients. Take a look at these famous ART dishes.
Mirror image is symmetrical
BRIGHT/vivid color against a busy background
Painting: J. Dine
Positive Portrait: Warhol
Contrast/Balance This may be a funny cartoon but it also shows just how to demonstrate contrast between very small shapes and large ones!
When the intensity
of color is juxtaposed to other very intense colors you experience contrast. The Heart shape in the middle also demonstrates Emphasis. Painting: J. Dine
Edward Hopper is a master of perspective who also demonstrates Emphasis as his ingredient.
This background is
sizzlin’ with movement from the use of line. Look at this long enough - and the the background appears to move! (well, sort of) Drawing: J. Johns
Visual Movement The Master of Illusion – M.C. Escher
Review: Emphasis and ? Photo by L. Hine
value Painting of Photograph: C.Close
Rhythm/Pattern Painting: D. Hockney
Is this Rhythm? Painting: G. O’keeffe
When all the ingredients
are simmering together to make one main course Collage: R. Rauschenberg