Describing how harmony and variety are used in one of the following works of art.

Review the design principles on harmony and variety from lessons within the course and write a one-page essay describing how harmony and variety are used in one of the following works of art. Note: You can view any of these works with a search on the title of piece and the artist.

  • Mother and Child 2 by Mary Cassatt
  • Composition 8 by Wassily Kandinsky
  • Schomburg Library by Jacob Lawrence

Within the essay, be sure to address the following:

  • Include three ways the artist uses harmony.
  • Include three ways the artist uses variety.
  • Incorporate at least three art terms from the Key Terms list that follows in your essay. 
  • Key terms: contour line, value, warm colors, cool colors, shape, repetition, pattern, motif, texture, rhythm, composition, unity, primary color, geometric shape, organic shape, dominance, balance, focal point.
  • Use bold type for your chosen terms for easy identification.

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