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Are ways to work with or arrange elements Describe the way the elements fit together Include: rhythm emphasis balance proportion/scale harmony*
Movement shows action and directs the viewers eyes throughout the pieceRepeats one or more design elements Creates a feeling of organized movement and sense of orderProvides direction and guides viewers eyes through design *
Is the act of duplicating Refers to the unchanging look and feel across a piece of work or a number of piecesCan be used for colors, graphics or a style Should make navigation throughout the piece easier*
Is the center of interestCatches the viewers attentionCreates a focal point or accented areaUses color, size or unique shape to create focal point*
Is also known as scaleDescribes the relationship of parts to each other and to a design as a wholeExplains how size, amount and number relate well with each otherIs commonly shown between size and shape; shape and surroundings*
*Is the difference of the area occupied by one shape to anotherElement has been exaggerated or centralized to draw viewers eye
Is a distribution of visual weightDirects focus for the viewers eyeCreates a sense of rest and equilibriumIncludes the following two types: symmetrical(formal balance) same on both sides asymmetrical(informal balance) balanced, but each side is different*
Breaks an image into thirds horizontally, vertically and radialCan also be known as the rule of thirdsShould demonstrate mechanical and visual stabilityIs the way the elements lines, shapes, colors and textures are arranged on a piece*
Is the arrangement of opposite elements Refers to a combination of different design elements Can be accomplished by using differences in size, value and colorCould also be a difference between a large graphic and a small graphic*
Also known as unity Occurs when everything in the piece works togetherIs successful when several elements hold viewers attentionAre components blended together without separation Is achieved by repetition of related components*
Is the location of items in relation to one anotherDetermines a relationship by how close together or far apart elements are placed Gives a piece an organized feel and creates a visual structure*