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RE: Elements, Principles & Artists

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From: Mark Alexander (markcalexander_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 06:51:29 PDT


Nikki, here are three over-simplified definitions:
 
Elements of Art are the parts of an artwork.
 
Principles of Design are how the artwork's parts are arranged.

Artists are people who use the Elements of Art and Principles of Design to create order out of chaos.
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From: nikki ryan [mailto:zuss@iinet.net.au]
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 7:50 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Elements, Principles & Artists

Hi All,
 
I am near on completing a book on the 'Elements and Principles of Art and Design' and I am looking for a simple 1 sentence definition for the words
1) Elements
2) Principles
3) Artists
 
If anyone has any good ideas, please pass them on,
 
Cheers,
Nikki
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