Rythm Rythm is often created by the repetition of elements in the making of art. The elements can be lines, shapes or colours. Rythm helps create a sense of energy by a percept pattern or visual motion in the art. Rhythm is an essential part of much impactful art. the pouring or dripping patterns in ‘Autumn Rythm’ by the abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock is one example of rythm in art.