Definitions Ch 3 4 5 - Definitions, Ch. 3 Intent- The...

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Definitions, Ch. 3 Intent- The central idea or problem the artist is working with. Unity- The coordination of all parts of a work to express their intent Principles of design- General ways to organize work (repetition, variety, rhythm, balance, emphasis, economy, and proportion). Elements of design- (form, space, line, texture, light, color, and time) Repetition-The use of similar design features over and over. Variety- Variations on a theme. Contrasts- Juxtaposition of dissimilar areas. Transition- The gradual introduction of variety. Rhythm- Regular pattern created by the elements of design as they seem to move and change through time and space. Visual balance- A piece that looks stable or anchored. Visual weight- Lightness or heaviness implied by the look of part of the work. Symmetrical balance- The formal placement of identical parts on each side of an imaginary vertical axis. Vertical axis- A central line that could be drawn vertically through a piece. Asymmetrical balance- A balance created by equal visual weight, but not necessarily identical,
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ART 1630 taught by Professor Baggarly during the Spring '08 term at Middle Tennessee State University.

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