Principles of Design
Today, we will be looking at some important but basic vocabularies used when discussing an art work using Principles of Design (POD). There are 9POD:
Combining elements to create equilibrium or stability.
Combining visual elements to highlight the differences between elements.
Create the Kinesthetic visual of physical action, guiding the viewer’s eye.
Indicates movement, created by the arrangement of repeated elements to create visual pulse or accent.
Groups of elements or motifs that repeat.
Repeated use of a shape, color, etc.
The visual relationship of elements compared to each other.
Using diverse shapes, sizes, or colors in a work of art.
Putting together similar elements to emphasize their similarities.