Elements and Principles of Art Line Color Texture Value Shape Form Space Balance Movement Emphasis Pattern (repetition) Unity (compare) Variety (contrast)

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Elements and Principles of Art Line Color Texture Value Shape Form Space Balance Movement Emphasis Pattern (repetition) Unity (compare) Variety (contrast) Proportion Rhythm Slide 2 Line a continuous mark, made by a moving point, on a surface, or in space A. Actual - Fully drawn lines or Implied - Lines that are hinted at B. Direction Vertical Up and down Horizontal Side to side, like the horizon Diagonal Any line that is not vertical or horizontal. C. Descriptive Adjectives and Adverbs Slide 3 Diego Rivera, The Flower Carrier, 1935, 48x48 in. Note lines implied by directional gazes Slide 4 Slide 5 Color produced when light, striking an object, is reflected back to the eye I.Hue - the name we give to a color, including all colors on the color spectrum and black and white B. Intensity - the strength and vividness of the color. Slide 6 PRIMARY Colors & SECONDARY colors RED BLUE YELLOW PURPLE GREEN ORANGE Slide 7 Texture Real or Actual texture- the way something actually feels Implied texture- the way something appears to feel visually Slide 8 Value The lightness or darkness of a color. The terms shade and tint are in reference to value changes in colors A. Tint - when white is added to a pure hue B. Shade - when black is added to a pure hue C. Tone when white AND black are added to a color Slide 9 Shape A. 2 dimensional space that is contained within an area B. Organic- created by using irregular lines might be found in nature. Slide 10 C. Geometric shape-has a strict pattern 2D enclosed area created by exact mathematical law. Slide 11 Form A. A 3D space B. Organic An irregular 3-dimensional enclosed area, like that which might be found in nature. C. Geometric 3D enclosed area that has a strict pattern Slide 12 Space A. The appearance of depth in art B. Actual the real distance between or around areas or components within of a piece. C. Implied - the appearance of space or depth within a work of art. D. Positive Solid areas or objects E. Negative air around solid objects, space where other things are not present Slide 13 Space Actual or implied? Slide 14 Positive or negative? Slide 15 Principles of Design The tools to make art or what we use to organize the Elements of Art Slide 16 Balance the ways in which the elements (lines, shapes, etc.) of a piece are arranged to create a feeling of stability in a work of art Symmetry - elements are given equal "weight" from an imaginary line in the middle of a piece. Near symmetry- same weightnot the same stuff. Asymmetry- elements are placed unevenly in a piece, but work together to produce harmony overall. Slide 17 Movement Using the elements to direct the viewers eye along a path and to show movement or direction. Actual an object that has true motion. Implied - the suggestion of motion in a design. Muyako Fujino, Day of the Sea Sail. Jacques Henri Lartigue - Grand Prix de Circuit de la Seine, June 26th 1912. Slide 18 Rhythm, Rhythm,Rhythm,Rhythm A visual beat or a regular repetition of the elements of art to create the look and feel of movement. Slide 19 Variety(Contrast) Differences between how an element of art is used OR using opposing qualities next to eachother. High contrast= VERY different Low contrast= a little different Jona Cerwinski, Sharpie Lamborghini, 2007. Contrast black and white. Jacob Lawrence, Migration Series #11, 1940-1. Complimentary Colors green and red Contrast. Slide 20 Emphasis What stands out in the art and what draws the viewers attention in. Rembrandt van Rijn, The Night Watch, 1642. Famous for his use of light and value. Nick Brandt, Windswept Lion, Serengeti, 2002. Slide 21 Pattern(Repetition) the repetition of an element (or elements) in a work Slide 22 Unity(Compare) How the elements in an artwork or works come together to create a pleasing image. or how they go together. Slide 23 Proportion The size relationship between two or more objects.


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