The Elements of Design

The Elements and Principles of Design are the foundation of the study of Art and Design. They are the building blocks of all Art and Design. The Elements and Principles of Design provide us with the vocabulary to begin to discuss, explore and create strong Visual Art. Let’s begin with the Elements of Design. In 2-Dimensional Design the elements of design are: LINE, SHAPE, COLOR, TEXTURE AND VALUE Line: A form that connects dots. A line becomes visible due to the contrast between the form and its surrounding area. In Visual Art a line is often the most basic element....