Design Elements and Principles
What are design elements?
Design elements are the building blocks that we use to construct a composition. Design elements are the fundemental components of a composition.
The following exercises are designed to help you become familiar with some of the characteristics of the design elements of VCE Visual Communication & Design. At the end of this outcome, you will have the opportunity to combine elements and principles to form effective visual compositions.
|Students will begin by completing a series of exercises to broaden ones understanding of the ‘elements of design’.|
What are design principles?
If design elements are the building blocks, design principles are the construction technique we use to
construct a composition. Design principles are the considerations and design ‘rules’ applied to a composition.
|Students will begin by completing a series of exercises to broaden ones understanding of the ‘principles of design’.
|PRINCIPLES INTERACTIVE TASK|
|Using basic shapes, coours and lines (elements) present a visual example of the design principle in the spaces provided.DOWNLOAD TASK TEMPLATES:|
For those students that have completed the above tasks, it is suggested that you try these next exercises: