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  • Where do you see lines?
  • These lines can be used singularly or in combinations to serve different purposes in art. You can change the lengths and thicknesses for variety.
  • Now what types of lines do you see? What do you think they express?
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    • 1. Linea mark that spans a distance between two points (orthe path of a moving point)
    • 2. Lines are EVERYWHERE
    • 3. There are FIVE types of line VERTICAL HORIZONTAL ZIG-ZAG DIAGONAL CURVED
    • 4. Vertical LinesThese lines move up and down without a slant and can give theappearance of height because they are perpendicular to theearth, extending upwards toward the sky.
    • 5. Horizontal LinesThese lines move right to left and suggest a feeling of rest or reposebecause objects parallel to the earth are at rest
    • 6. Diagonal LinesDiagonal lines are neither vertical nor horizontal and convey afeeling of movement. Objects in a diagonal position feel unstablebecause they are either about to fall or are already in motion
    • 7. Curved LinesThe curve of a line can convey energy. Soft, shallow curves recallthe curves of the human body and often have a pleasing, sensualquality
    • 8. Zig-Zag LinesThese lines slant and are diagonal lines connected at each point.These lines can portray action and excitement.
    • 9. Lines can be implied . . .
    • 10. IMPLIED LINESMorandi, GiorgioStill Life
    • 11. Note linesimplied bydirectional gazes
    • 12. Lines used to create emphasis
    • 13. Lines are EXPRESSIVE