7.0 Symmetrical Sequence: 2 Elements, 1 Altered

rhythm-of-two-systemsOpposing rhythms working in harmony. This type of engagement relies on contrasting elements: order vs. randomness, precision vs. chance, chaos met by stability. But how such contrasting elements eventually integrate with one another is by no means an accident.

(To get a better idea as to how contrasting elements can integrate, review the definition of Unity, the Pinterest board overview of Unity, or the video on Unity.)

It’s your turn! Create your own version of a symmetrical sequence using 2 elements, 1 altered. through the medium of your choosing: photography, painting, drawing, digital tools, mixed media, etc. Check the Pinterest board on Rhythm and find even more examples.

Below are examples of this type of rhythmical marriage. Click through each image to find relevant Pinterest details.

When you’re done, post your exercises to Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram.

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