Design appears in nature, human-made environments and artworks. Understanding design elements and principles offers a person a visual vocabulary, develops awareness of a rich visual life, enhances design abilities.
Elements (tools for expressing visual ideas) include line shape form colour value texture space.
Principles (or guidelines) include balance unity contrast pattern emphasis movement rhythm.
Media (materials chosen) have their own qualities and effects, complimenting the expression of ideas. Continue reading Black White Magpie