Principles of Design:
area in the
artwork that draws the eye the most.
It can be created
by the use of all or some of the elements and
principles of art.
This area is the focal point of the artwork and stands out
the rest of the piece to some degree.
|The emphasis in
"Red Winged Blackbird" is the bird, especially the red and yellow on
its wing. The emphasis is given using many of the elements
principles of design. The colour red is only used on the bird
yellow on its wing is more intense then elsewhere in the work.
bird is where the use of line and texture is most detailed.
body is the darkest value in the piece and the yellow on its wing is
the lightest. This gives it a lot of contrast. The bird is a large
positive space in against the backdrop of a large negative space.
proportion to the work it is the largest object. The movement
piece circles the eye back to bird. The red winged blackbird
the clear focal point.