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The art element Line & Photography

The art element Line & Photography



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  • Line
  • Brought to you by:
  • Line is... the path of a moving point. It is a mark left by a tool - brush, pencil, stick, pen, etc. Line defines the edges of shapes and forms. They don't exist naturally, artists have to decide where and how to place lines as they draw. Lines often suggest movement in a drawing or painting.
  • Characteristics of Line are:   Width- thick, thin, tapering, uneven         Length  -­‐long, short, continuous, broken Direc-on-­‐  horizontal, vertical, diagonal, curving, perpendicular, oblique, parallel, radial, zigzag Focus- sharp, blurry, fuzzy, choppy Feeling-­‐  sharp, jagged, graceful, smooth
  • Types of Line: Outlines-Lines made by the edge of an object or silhouee Contour  lines-Lines that describe the shape of an object and the interior detail Gesture  lines-Lines that are energetic & catch the movement of a figure in motion/action figure Sketch  lines- Lines that captures the appearance of an object or impression of a place. Calligraphic Lines- Greek word meaning “beautiful writing.” Precise, elegant handwriting or leering done by hand. Also artwork that has flowing lines like an elegant handwriting.   Implied Line- Lines that are not actually drawn but created by a group of objects seen from a distance. The direction an object is pointing to, or the direction a person is looking at.
  • How does LINE translate in Fine art:
  • Drawing with Lines   Outline         Gesture Lines Hatching Crosshatching Contour Line    
  • Lines Create....   Depth   (Deep Space) "Fishing Boat" by Emile Node, 1910, woodcut print, 12"x16", Nolde-Stiftung Seebull, Germany  
  • Lines Create.... Form & Texture "Urban Jewels" by Denyse Thomasos, 1995, Acrylic, 10'x16', Lennon, Weinberg, NY  
  • Lines Create.... Illusion     "Stripe Song" by J. Seeley, 1981, Photo Sildscreen print, 22"x30", VAGA, NY  
  • How  does  LINE  translate  in  Photography?  
  • Leading Lines:  
  • Line:  
  • Student Samples:
  • Crystal Foster
  • Nick Vespe
  • Nick Vespe
  • Olivia Foltiny
  • Tim Nooney
  • Tyler Trumbetti
  • Tyler Trumbetti
  • Tyler Trumbetti
  • A vs. B
  • A vs. B