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Elements of Art

Line, shape, form space, color, value, and texture make up the Elements of Art, the building blocks from which all art is made.

Understanding the Elements of Art can make it easier to appreciate the art you are surrounded by. Stay tuned for a series of posts exploring each element in depth!

Elements of Art --> Elements of Art: Line

Elements of Art: Form --> Elements of Art: Shape

Elements of Art: Color --> Elements of Art: Space

Principles of Design

Understanding Principles of Design can make it easier to understand the compsitional decisions artists make. Experts often disagree on just how many Principles of Design there are, but there are some that are commonly agreed upon:

  • Balance
  • Rhythm
  • Proportion and Scale
  • Unity and Variety
  • Emphasis and Subordination

Stay tuned for a series of posts exploring each principle in depth!

Principles of Design --> Emphasis and Subordination

(?) Elements of Art: Texture --> Principles of Design: Unity and Variety

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