This design principle is created when the artist uses one or more of the elements of design repeatedly in order to create a sense of organized movement. Variety is key to keep rhythm in art exciting and active. Rhythm also benefits the art work by moving the eye of the audience around your artwork.
Repetition of the elements of design such as line, color, shape, texture or value can help to unify a piece of artwork. This repetition of the elements of design also create rhythm.