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    Balance and contrast Balance and contrast Presentation Transcript

    • Balance and Contrast
    • Balance and Weight: Actual and Implied
      • Actual Balance
      • Actual Weight
      • Visual Balance
      • Visual Weight
    • BALANCE
      An equilibrium of weight and force; distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.
    • Kinds of Balance
      • Symmetrical
      • Approximate Symmetrical
      • Asymmetrical
      • Radial
    • Achieving Balance in Artifacts
      • Size
      • Color
      • Shape
      • Frequency or Repetition
    • VISUAL BALANCE
      The appearance of equilibrium in a work of art.
    • SYMMETRICAL BALANCE
      Visual or actual equilibrium of visual elements in size, shape, and placement.
    • Bilateral Symmetry
      Symmetry in which similar anatomical parts are arranged on opposite sides of a median axis so that only one plane can divide the individual into essentially identical halves
    • RADIAL BALANCE
      Equilibrium achieved by elements emanating from a point, usually the center, in a composition.
    • ASYMMETRICAL BALANCE
      Visual or actual equilibrium that is almost but not exactly symmetrical.
    • Contrast
      • Visual Contrast
      • Conceptual Contrast
    • CONTRAST
      The use of opposing aspects of the elements of art to produce an intensified effect.
    • VISUAL CONTRAST
      Degree of visual difference among elements of art in a composition as a means of emphasis.
    • CONCEPTUAL CONTRAST
      An implied opposition of ideas to emphasize unexpected differences.