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ELEMENTS OF DESIGN
The elements defined My web page1st 6wks/ 8/27
LINEThe path of a point moving through space. IT MAY BE 2 OR 3 DIMENSIONAL.
Interpretation of linesCurved lines indicate movement.
Diagonal LinesDiagonal Lines create a sense of Tension.
Horizontal LinesCommunicate calm, peace, a sense of rest.
Curved lines express activity because they change direction, the type and direction of the curve controls how active they are. The more stretched out the curve the more relaxed the feeling. Spirals are hypnotic and draw the eye in to the center.Curved lines are used in decorative arts to suggest a feeling of luxury.Art NuveauStyle/1895-1905Albert Raymond Paley. Portal Gate. 1974. Forged steel, brass, copper, and bronze, 90 1/4, x 72 , 4. Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Insitution, Washington, D.C.
Vertical LinesCommunicate stability, a solidness.
Diagonal lines express instability, tension, activity, and excitement.Because they can be perceived to be rising or falling they can cause the viewer to feel uneasy.
Zig Zag Lines Create ConfusionAre extremely active and evoke feelings of excitement.
Implied LineA series of points that the viewers eyes automatically connect.Ex. A series of dots or dashes, a line of machine stiches, a trail of wet footprints can create a implied line. A group of shapes arranged in a row can also create an implied line.
Abrasha, Hanukkah Menorah. 1995. Fabricated stainless steel, silver, and gold. 6 7/8 x 17 x 2 7/8.Renwick gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
A 2-DIMENSIONAL AREA DEFINED IN SOME WAY. IT CAN BE GEOMETRIC OR FREEFORM.
Natural Shapes/ Organic Shapes
A 3-DIMENSIONAL AREA THAT ENCLOSES VOLUME.
THE EMPTINESS OR AREA BETWEEN, AROUND, ABOVE, BELOW, OR WITHIN AN OBJECT OR OBJECTS.
POSITIVE SPACENEGATIVE SPACENEGATIVE SPACE
VALUETHE LIGHTNESS OR DARKNESS OF AN OBJECT.
Methods of creating valueBlendingStipplingHatchingCrosshatchingScribbling
DERIVED FROM REFLECTED LIGHT
HOW AN OBJECT FEELS OR LOOKS AS IF IT MIGHT FEEL
Real/Implied Texture in ArtMeret Oppenheim, Fur lined tea cup/ Surrealism Drer - Rhinoceros