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ERIC Number: EJ913183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0004-3931
...When We Review the Principles of Art
Herberholz, Barbara
Arts & Activities, v148 n3 p15-16 Nov 2010
When one creates an artwork, the "ingredients" are the elements of art: (1) line; (2) color; (3) shape/form; (4) texture; and (5) value. How they are used makes up the principles of art: (1) balance; (2) emphasis; (3) proportion; (4) movement; (5) rhythm, repetition and pattern; (6) variety; and (7) unity. Students will gain a better understanding of the artworks of the great masters by analyzing how they handled the principles of art, and students will also gain confidence when creating their own artworks. This article reviews each of the principles.
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Language: English
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