Value is the measurement of lightness or darkness of a color. Tint, Tone, and Shade
What is a Tint?
Any hue combined with White
What is a Tone?
Any hue combined with Gray
What is a Shade?
Any hue combined with Black
What are the Principles of Floral Design?
Accent, Balance, Compostion, Harmony, Unity, Rhythum, and Proportion
What is an accent?
Materials placed in arrangement to create interest
How is Balance achevieved
Symetry or Assymetry
What is Symetry?
Symetry or symetrical mean equal weight on each side of the arrangement
What is Assymetry?
Asymetry or assymetrical means different on each side yet still in balanced as a whole
What is Proportion?
The amount of flowers used in proportion to other materials used. Or how one flower relates to the next ie. size, color or shape
What is composition?
the collection of individual materials to make a complete flower arrangement
What is Rhythum?
Rhytum is movement within the arrangement. It can be seen or non-obvious.
What is Unity?
All individual materials in Flower arrangement must compliment each other and the container
What are the Secondary Principles of Floral Design?
Variation and Contrast, Scale and Transitions, Tension, Repetition, Oppossition, Depth and Emphasis, and Focal Area
What is Variation and Contrast?
Variation is a break in the similarity of an arrangement ie instead of using just roses add a few lisianthus. Contrast means use variation ie instead of using all orange flowers add a few purple for contrast.
What is Scale?
Scale is the size of an arrangement in relation to where it's placed including all positive and negative space.
What is Transition?
Graduation...how one material relates to the next..ie lighter to darker..bigger to smaller
What is Tension?
The surprise element..The unexpected
What is Repetition?
Repeating an element..repetition can be in the form of line,form,space,color,texture,size, and pattern
What is oppostion?
Opposition means contrast..using opposites creates higher interest...lines or colors etc
What is Depth and Emphasis?
Placing flowers or material at different levels. This creates Emphasis
What is a Focal Area?
The area of the arrangement where the attention is. From there other interesting design comes out. You can use a single or multiple materials or flowers to create visual weight.