Elements and Principles of Design - OP Art

Definition

Op Art
noun
A twentieth century art style in which artists sought to create an impression of movement on the picture surface by means of optical illusion.


Resources

Op Art by
Bridget Riley
:

· Blaze 4
· Movement in Squares
· Intake
· Fall

 


Op Art by
Victor Vasarely
:

· Andromeda
· Opus 2604
· Zebra

 


Assignment #11

Op Art

Using a unique “checker-board” design using vertical lines and concentric circles, you will create a colorful optical illusion design in asymmetrical balance. It will have rhythm, pattern and movement.

Instructions

Op-Art example set 1 Op-Art example set 2 Op-Art example 3

Alternate Instructions for More Advanced Artists