Principles of Design ~
Balance: is when elements that are put together so that they are all equal.
Contrast: is when two elements are very different such as complementary colors.
Emphasis: an element that stands out over the other elements, it is what you’d see first on a piece.
Figure/Ground: is the perception to see parts of art as a solid. Like an optical illusion.
Proportion/Scale: Proportion is relative size and scale is various elements in a design.
Repetition: is a repeated element throughout an entire piece.
Rhythm: is the consistency of lines or color.
Unity/Variety: the wholeness of an artwork and the feeling that its complete with variation.