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Re: [ArtsEducators] elements and principles


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Mar 09 2003 - 16:26:25 PST

Check these pages from an eight graders art notebook
concerning Elements and Principals.
                                        Woody in KC

Tammi wrote:
> When I was in high school, my teacher taught me this:
> V+Some Tender Loving Care+V (Volume, Shape, Texture, Line, Color, Value)
> MR.BRUCE (Movement, Rhythm, Balance, Repetition, Unity, Contrast, Emphasis)
> So these are the elements and principles I teach. I know a lot of books teach form instead of volume, and they add space. I've seen a variety of principles taught, but rarely see repetition, rhythm, and movement together. I think of repetition as pattern but wonder how to teach rhythm and movement differently.

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