There are 2 typesof shapes… both haveheight and width Geometric shapes are precise and measureable
Shapes…are flat or 2-dimensionalOrganic Shapesare those shapesfound in Nature
A form has height, width anddepth, and is 3-dimensional. When shapes become forms A triangle becomes a cone or pyramid A square becomes a cube A rectangle becomes a box
There are two types of texture:Actual texture is the way the surface of anobject actually feels. Examples of thisinclude sandpaper, cotton balls, treebark, etc. Implied texture is the way the surface of anobject looks like it feels. The texture maylook rough, fuzzy, gritty, but cannot actuallybe felt. This type of texture is used byartists when drawing or painting.
• That which is perceived when light hits and reflects off an object.There are 3 properties of color:Hue (name of a color),Intensity (strength of a color) andValue (lightness or darkness of a color).
• Learning to mix colors is important.• Knowing the placement of colors on the color wheel will help you mix colors and help you decide which colors to add to your painting or drawing!• Your choice of color schemes can make a BIG difference in the success of your project.
• The illusion of space is created through light and shadow.• There are two types of space: positive and negative space. Positive space refers to the actual subject matter in a work of art. Negative space refers to the space around and between the subject matter.
It is necessary to consider both positive and negative space when creating a composition. THEY ARE BOTH IMPORTANT!• M. C. Escher was able to create drawings where there was no distinction between positive and negative space. Here is an example.
refers to the lightness or darkness of a color. It gives objects depth and perception.