# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

ART 149 Final
2-D design concepts
23
Art/Design
12/14/2011

Term
 Composition
Definition
 the division of space
Term
 Fill the Frame
Definition
 Creates figure ground relationship
Term
 Linear Structure
Definition
 actual and implied lines which can act as a basis for design
Term
 types of lines
Definition
 1. Actual Lines2. The edge between to contrasted areas of value3. The centers of shapes or volumes4. Continuations (Gestault Principle)5. Eye Lines (The projected direction of a figure's gaze within a composition)
Term
 Basic Linear Structures
Definition
 1. Rigid2. Implied3. Radial4. Related Diagonals5. Organic6. Organic and rigid7. Related Curves8. Triangle9. Diamond10. Circle
Term
 Grid Structure
Definition
 Only uses Horizontal and vertical lines to define structure
Term
 Implied grid structure
Definition
 when subject matter creates implied lines in a grid structure form
Term
 Related curves structure
Definition
 depends on contours of curved objects to create divisions
Term
 Organic structure
Definition
 depends on natural organic structures to create divisions
Term
 Related diagonals structure
Definition
 creates a grid work of diagonal lines (moves the eye)
Term
Definition
 actual or implied lines that seem to emanate from a central point
Term
 Triangle structure
Definition
Term
 Rule of thirds
Definition
 divided into 3 sections (golden section)
Term
 figure/ground relationship
Definition
 created by-selective focus-lights and darks (contrast)-physical proximity
Term
 Gestault Theory
Definition
 Theory of mind & brainOperational principal of the brain- holistic -parallel-analog-self organizing tendenciesthe whole is different from the sum of its parts
Term
 Gestault laws of perceptual organization
Definition
 1. Law of Proximity2. Law of Similarity3. Law of Closure4. Law of Simplicity5. Law of Continuation6. Law of Segregation
Term
 Harmony
Definition
 the quality of relating the visual elements of a composition
Term
 variety
Definition
 differences achieved by adding opposing, contrasting, diversifying or changing elements within a design
Term
 contrast
Definition
 a visual difference that is strong enough to make two distinct elements from eachother
Term
 types of contrast
Definition
Term
 texture
Definition
 actual or alluded surface quality referring to touch
Term
 pattern
Definition
 repetition of elements within a design
Term
 texture-like effects
Definition
 the repetition of a small element to create the visual of texture
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