Elements & Principles of Design
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 (2)
Colour: Monochromatic, Complementary, Analogous (3)
Form: Geometric, Organic (2)
Space (i.e. showing depth)
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN:
Balance: Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Radial (3)
- For EACH of the Elements and Principles listed above, find a "license free" photo that illustrates it as clearly as possible (choose from the images that you have downloaded to your folder, you can also download more if you need to)
- Label each image as you post them - these will be checked for completion
- Under the "Photo" tab on your personal website create 2 galleries: one for Elements and one for Principles of Design (Knowledge - 10 marks).