Elements and Principles of Art Crossword Puzzle

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  • balance : refers to the equalization of elements in a work of art.
  • geometric : shapes with sharp edges, and angles. they are regular and measurable.
  • variety : it is achieved through diversity and change. using different line types, colors, textures, shapes…..
  • organic : shapes with curved edges, continuous, natural objects
  • value : shadows from lightness to darkness
  • proportion : refers to the relationship of certain elements to the whole and to each other.
  • movement : refers to the arrangement of parts in a work of art to create a slow to fast action of the eye.
  • texture : quality related closely to our sense of touch. it can create emphasis, movement, pattern, emotion.
  • unity : relates to the sense of oneness, wholeness, or order in a work of art. combining similar colors, shapes, lines, textures, and patterns in an artwork can create harmony.
  • line : the edge of a shape or form or the direction followed by anything in motion. a point moving through space.
  • emphasis : refers to placing greater attention to certain areas or objects in a piece of work.
  • color : light reflected from a surface. it can create emphasis, harmony, emotions, unity, and movement.
  • shape : shape encloses a two dimensional area. shape can create most of the elements and many of the principles
  • gradation : refers to a way of combining elements by using a series of gradual changes
  • rhythm : it is a type of movement in an artwork or design often created by repeated objects.
  • space : illusion of depth and space.
  • pattern : is created by repetition of (not limited to) shape, line, color, or texture
  • form : encloses a volume or three-dimensional area.