Yuri, Kirsten, Jaleen
What is Rhythm?
Rhythm is all around us. We most commonly recognize it in music as a beat or tempo. Although rhythm, in art, is a visual beat.
Rhythm and Emotions
We can easily observe that music can effect our emotions by the tempo of the music. Soft and slow music can make us feel saddened, whereas upbeat and loud music can make seem happy. Same goes for a rhythm in artwork. With the right flow of the brush or idea, it can effect our moods entirely.
Rhythm and Color
A single color can effect us greatly, and when the right colors are put together in a composition the result can go in any direction. Rhythm plays a great part in colors as well. In the picture below, the light colors indicate happiness. Depending on the person, it might remind a person of Easter or spring.
Rhythm and It's Impact on Culture
Every culture is different with different beliefs, ideas, and traditions. Though when looked from a different stand point, it gives a sense of unity and emotion to a painting or song to everyone; giving it a sense of movement. It gives the painting or song more emotion.