Introduction to the Principles of Art: emphasis, rhythm, contrast, balance, movement, pattern, proportion & unity.
Understanding the principles of art is a fundamental piece of analyzing, describing, and creating art. Once students understand the elements of art teaching the principles is a natural progression. After all, art is created by utilizing the elements of art and by utilizing the elements of art the principles of art naturally occur.
If you like lesson please consider downloading its accompanying lesson covering the Elements of art. The elements of art and design are the fundamental building blocks in understanding, discussing, and creating art. This is a great resource to introduce these integral ideas to your young artists. This lesson uses an interactive PowerPoint presentation to explain each element using definitions accompanied with numerous examples of each element in context of visual images and videos!
Elements of Art Lesson & Project
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Elements & Principles of Art Lesson & Project