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Learn how to effectively use shape to create better drawings and paintings. Leran about positive and negative shapes and how they influence how we see. Learn that drawing is as simple as recognizing ...

Learn how to effectively use shape to create better drawings and paintings. Leran about positive and negative shapes and how they influence how we see. Learn that drawing is as simple as recognizing shapes and organizing them the way that they are viewed.

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  • ShapeShapeThe Elements of ArtThe Elements of ArtTheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • ShapeShapePart OnePart OneTheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • ShapeShape, in terms of art, is a, in terms of art, is aclosed contour, or a definedclosed contour, or a definedarea.area.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • ShapeShape is two dimensional,is two dimensional,meaning it has only lengthmeaning it has only lengthand width.and width.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • Although there is an infiniteAlthough there is an infinitenumber of shapes, certainnumber of shapes, certainshapes can be identified...shapes can be identified...TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • All shapes will fall into one of twoAll shapes will fall into one of twocategories.categories. Geometric shapesGeometric shapes ororregular shapes are shapes that areregular shapes are shapes that areeasy to recognize. You can usuallyeasy to recognize. You can usuallyuse math to find information aboutuse math to find information aboutthese shapes and these shapesthese shapes and these shapesgenerally have a specific namegenerally have a specific nameassociated with them.associated with them.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • Organic shapesOrganic shapes or freeform shapesor freeform shapesare shapes that seem to follow noare shapes that seem to follow norules. Organic shapes generally dorules. Organic shapes generally donot have a name associated withnot have a name associated withthem and are typically not man-made.them and are typically not man-made.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • We can learn to see the world aroundWe can learn to see the world aroundus as shapes. Recognizing theus as shapes. Recognizing theshapes that we observe will lead toshapes that we observe will lead toimproved drawing and painting skill.improved drawing and painting skill.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • Shapes defined by objects areShapes defined by objects arepositive shapespositive shapes (spaces). Shapes(spaces). Shapesdefined around objects aredefined around objects are negativenegativeshapesshapes (spaces).(spaces).TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • The relationships that exist between theThe relationships that exist between thepositive and negative shapes help thepositive and negative shapes help thebrain of our viewers understand what theybrain of our viewers understand what theyare seeing.are seeing.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • Our brains are even capable ofOur brains are even capable ofmaking sense of complexmaking sense of complexrelationships between positive andrelationships between positive andnegative shapes.negative shapes.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • ShapeShapePart TwoPart TwoTheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • By organizing geometric and organicBy organizing geometric and organicshapes, we can draw anything.shapes, we can draw anything.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com
  • Even complicated objects becomeEven complicated objects becomeeasy to draw when we isolate basiceasy to draw when we isolate basicgeometric and organic shapes.geometric and organic shapes.TheVirtualInstructor.comTheVirtualInstructor.com