The ABCs of Art

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Click on the hyperlinks below to learn about the elements and principles of design. 

As you look through the elements & principles of art/design, think about how you can use them

in your own work. Great artists use the elements & principles of art/design in their work..

The words design and art are interchangeable, when it comes to the elements & principles.

I call them the ABCs of art because they are they are basic/foundational to creating awesome art.

ELEMENTS OF ART

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* Line   * More Lines * Line   *More Lines
* Shape * Shape
* Color Simple  * Warm & Cool  * Theory * Color   * Warm & Cool  * Color Theory
* Texture * Texture
* Space   * Space
* Value * Value

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* Poem on the Elements of Art * Elements of Art-All
* Draw Big Clown-Composition of Space * Draw Big Clown-Composition of Space
 

PRINCIPLES OF ART

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* Pattern * Pattern
* Emphasis * Emphasis
* Variety * Variety
* Unity * Unity
* Balance * Balance
* Rhythm/Movement * Rhythm&Movement
* Proportion * Proportion
   
  * Principles of art-All
* A Poem about Pattern * A Poem about Pattern
* Detail Girl-Variety = Detail & Interest * Detail Girl-Variety=Detail & Interest
 

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