6 - Variety, Harmony, and Unity

6 - Variety, Harmony, and Unity - (POD) Variety Harmony...

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(POD) Variety Harmony Unity Principles of Design Rules that govern how artists organize the elements of art. Variety Harmony Unity (POD) Variety A Principle of Design concerned with difference or contrast. Too much of the same thing can be dull and monotonous. People put a great deal of time and effort into creating variety in their environment. New Furniture New Clothes New Friends Because We Need Change. Artists and Viewers do too. A work may be unified with just one shape repeated, but it will not hold your attention. Variety or Contrast is achieved by adding something different to a design to provide a break in the repetition. The contrast or variety adds interest to the work of art. Contrasting Elements can balance Unifying Elements: Wide, Bold lines complement thin, delicate lines. Straight lines can contrast with curves. Free Form differ from Geometric Shapes. The number of contrasts with color is limitless.
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