Compositional Elements, Continued
RADIAL BALANCE: Radial balance is a circular arrangement of two or
more elements around a center point. Radial balance is a modified form of
symmetrical balance. When placed around a common center point, elements
of equal strength or weight appear balanced and create a visual illusion of
circular movement. Repetition is a key element to successful radial balance,
which is used mostly in commercial decorative patterns.
Figure 1-17 is an example of radial balance.
Figure 1-17.Radial balance.
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