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Principles of Art

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Emphasis
Controlling the viewers eye to create a point of interest.
Movement
Adds excitement to a piece, by directing the viewers eye in a certain direction.
Balance
Adds a sense of stability.
Proportion
Sometimes referred to as scale. This principle of art refers to the relationship of size in Art work.
Variety
Refers to the differences in the Art work.
Harmony
Achieved by using similar Elements of Art throughout the piece.
Rhythm
Repeating of Shapes & Colors in what could be considered a musical pattern.
Unity
When all the Elements and Principles of Art equal the whole.
Composition
Not a Principle of art, but composition is how an Artist uses the Elements & Principles of Art to arrange objects within their piece.
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