The Elements and Principles of Design are basic building blocks for artistic compositions. Knowing the Elements and Principles of Design are essential for making informed and effective creative decisions. If you wish, you can download and view this presentation that was used in class (see below).
ELEMENTS OF DESIGN:
Shape: Geometric, Organic
Colour: Monochromatic, Complementary, Analogous
Form: Geometric, Organic
Space (i.e. showing depth)
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN:
Balance: Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Radial