Elements and Principals of Design - Size

Size is the relationship between the areas of different shapes in a composition. To have a large shape in a composition you need to have a smaller shape to contrast against. The larger the size of a shape the more it is emphasized.

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The idea of "Size" also goes hand in hand with the idea of "Proportion". Proportion helps a composition come together and form realism. Whether it be proportion on a person or proportion on a building, this idea helps make realism.


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Here is an example of body proportion
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Here is an example of building proportion

















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Below is a brief Youtube video on how proportion and size affect art:

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By: Patrick and Sean
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