4 - Rhythm and Movement - (POD) Rhythm, Movement Principles...

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Unformatted text preview: (POD) Rhythm, Movement Principles of Design Rules that govern how artists organize the elements of art. Rhythm Movement (POD) Rhythm The Principle of Design that indicates movement by the repetition of elements. Life is full of rhythmic events. Visual Rhythm : Rhythm that you receive through your eyes rather than through your ears. Created by repeated positive shapes separated by negative spaces. Think of the positive areas as Beats , and the negative spaces as Rests . Creates the sensation of movement as the viewer’s eyes follow the visual beats through a work of art. Motif : A unit that is repeated in visual rhythm; sometimes exact duplicate, sometimes varied. Examples: One band member in a band is a motif One can on a shelf One cow in a herd Pattern : A 2D decorative visual repetition. Describes a surface design. Rhythm is a repetition intended to create the feeling of movement. A pattern is intended to be flat and decorative (often stiff and rather dull.) 5 Types of Rhythm: Random Regular Alternating Flowing Progressive...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course FIL 1008 taught by Professor Loriingle during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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4 - Rhythm and Movement - (POD) Rhythm, Movement Principles...

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