For this Card Craft, Heart Stampede, we will use the center of a paper towel roll to stampede a piece of card stock with colorful hearts! Mother’s Day Link Up
Scale and proportion are both design elements that have to do with size. Scale is the size of one object in relation to the other objects in a design or artwork. Proportion refers to the size of the parts of an object in relationship to other parts of the same
In many dynamic designs and artworks, one dominant aspect is the first to claim your attention. Known as a focal point, it provides you with a way to access the page or the canvas. Once you are “in,” you can look around, making instinctual connections between pieces to get a
Arranging components in a hierarchical order is one way that the designer communicates with the viewer. Like unity and balance, hierarchy appeals to your instinctual search for relationships between the objects in an artwork or design. Seeing the order in a design helps you understand the overall meaning. The designer
Today we have a couple fun kaleidoscope projects for kids. You may have tried our Kaleidoscope Tiles project and read our post on Principles of Design: Balance. The first project is great for all age levels. You can use the online Kaleidoscope Painter to digitally make and download your kaleidoscope.
For this fun Valentine’s Day card craft you will need: Card Stock Scissors Take a sheet of card stock and fold it down the center, pinch the edge to make a clean crease. Place your hand over the folded card, making sure your pointer finger and thumb hang over the
Since the ability to balance is essential to navigating a gravity-bound world, humans naturally seek balance. It is an instinctual way to bring order to existence. Balance, like unity, is a quality that you instinctively look for and recognize when you view a design or a work of art. A