This learning pathway explores artistic principles: the means by which the elements in a work of art are arranged and orchestrated.
Topics for this learning pathway are:
- Visual balance
- Scale and proportion
- Time and motion
- Unity and variety
Upon successful completion of this learning pathway, you should be able to:
- Define and describe the artistic principles.
- Translate a realistic artwork into an abstract composition.
- Discuss compositional constructs and their effectiveness in the artistic process.
- Using the language of artistic principles, compare and contrast artworks from disparate cultures.