Elements of Art  The elements are…  Line  Shape  Form  Value  Color  Space  Texture.

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<p>Elements of Art</p> <p>Elements of ArtThe elements areLineShapeFormValueColorSpaceTextureColorColor is light. White light can be broken down into the colors of the visible spectrum.</p> <p>ColorDont get confused between additive and subtractive colors! Most of the color rules we discuss will apply to subtractive colors or pigments.</p> <p>Additive colors refer to mixing light. If you mix all the colors of light together, you get white.</p> <p>Subtractive colors refer to mixing pigments. If you mix all the colors of pigment together, you get black or brown.ColorHue = Color. These terms are often used interchangeably.</p> <p>Warm colors (red, yellow, orange) appear warm and advance toward the viewer.</p> <p>Cool colors (blue, green, violet) appear cool and seem to recede in a composition.ColorSaturation = pureness or intensity of a color. We can decrease a colors saturation by adding another color to it.</p> <p>Value = lightness or darkness of a color.Tint = color + whiteShade = color + black</p> <p>Color</p> <p>Primary colors = cannot be obtained by mixing other colors; all the other colors can be made from them (red, yellow, blue)</p> <p>Secondary colors = derived by mixing two primary colors (orange, violet, green)</p> <p>Tertiary or intermediate colors = created by mixing a primary and a secondary color (red-orange, blue-green, etc)Color</p> <p>Analogous colors lie next to one another on the color wheel.</p> <p>Complementary colors lie across from one another on the color wheel (blue and orange, yellow and violet, red and green). Complementary colors intensify each other when place next to one another.Color</p> <p>Romare Bearden,J. Mood, c. 1985.Analogous color schemeColor</p> <p>Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893.</p> <p>Complementary (blue and orange) color schemeColor</p> <p>Vincent Van Gogh, The Night Caf, 1888. Oil on canvas.the white coat of the landlord, awake in a corner of that furnace [of blood-red color]turns pale, luminious green [the complement of red].10Color</p> <p>Triadic color scheme (blue, red, and yellow)Color</p> <p>Color</p> <p>ColorSimultaneous contrast refers to how colors interact with one another. An object of any given color will cast a shadow tinged with that of its complementary color.</p>


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