# "Shapes and Forms" Humanities

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<p>Shap es &amp; Form s</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Shapesis an element of art that refers to an area clearly set off by one or more of the other element of art.</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Shapesare limited to two dimensions:</p> <p> Length Width</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Two Classes of Shapes Geometric shapes Organic shapes</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Geometric Shapes look as though they were made by a ruler or drawing tool.</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Geometric Shapes examples:rectangle circle</p> <p>squareTriangle Oval</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Organic Shapes is called free form. Shapes are not regular by even.</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Organic Shapes Shapes</p> <p>are not regular by even. Their outline may be curved/angular, or they may be a</p> <p>Shapes</p> <p>Organic Shapes examples:Clouds</p> <p>Pebble s</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Formapplies to the over all design of a work of art.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Closed formis when the elements of a painting are contained with in the frame and lead the eyes back into the picture.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Closed formFra Angelico's painting can also serve as an example of closed form. The columns and the figures create vertical movement while the step and the general trend of the arch create horizontal</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Open Formif facts of figures are to cut of by frame and we feel that the action extends out of the picture.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Open FormLiberty Leading the People by Eugene Delacroix. The diagonals created by the flow of the figures helps to break the painting out of its frame. It is easy to imagine the rest of the scene continuing on outside our view.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Architectureis also concerned with shapes of planes, openings, and silhouettes of building forms.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Architecturea. circle b. triangle c. squares</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Circlea series of points arranged equally and balanced about a point.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Circle</p> <p>Concentric circles in the ceiling of the San Diego Convention Center atrium.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Trianglea plane figure that are bounded by 3 sides and having 3 angles.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Triangle</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Square</p> <p>a plane figure that has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.</p> <p>Architecture</p> <p>Square</p> <p>Cubism Square Architecture Of Building</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Regular Formsare those parts are related to one another in a consistent orderly manner. They are generally stable and symmetrical in about</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Regular Forms solids Platonic</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Irregular Formsare those whose parts are dissimilar and unrelated to one another. They are generally asymmetrical and dynamic.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Irregular Formsan exploration of the interactions and energy created by pushing three large irregular forms very close together.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Centralized Formsconsist of a number of secondary forms produce a dominant, central, and parent form.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Linear Formsare arranged sequently in a row or along a line.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Linear Forms</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Radial Formsare compositions of linear form that extent outward central form in a radial manner.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Radial Forms</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Grid Forms</p> <p>are modular forms whose relationships are regulated by dimensional parallel lines.</p> <p>Forms</p> <p>Grid Forms</p> <p>Shap es &amp; Form s</p>