Elements of Art: are the basic building blocks of art. The elements of art are: line, shape, color, value, form, texture, and space. Every artwork is made up of some (if not all) of these elements.

Principles of Design: are concepts that artists consider when arranging the elements of art. Mastering the principles can help artists make more successful decisions about how they choose to organize the elements. The principles of design are: balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, and unity. The way the principles are applied affects the overall “look” and “feel” of a piece of art.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: