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Elements of Art Brian Anderson

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Brief overview of the Elements of Art. Intended to supplement classroom presentation.

Brief overview of the Elements of Art. Intended to supplement classroom presentation.

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  • 1. Elements
    of
    ART
    Created by Brian Anderson
    Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 2. Line
    A Line is the path a point makestraveling from one place to another.
    Image: Rawich / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 3. Line
    There exist five basic types of Line.
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  • 4. Line
    The first type of Line is “Straight.”
    Vertical
    Horizontal
    Diagonal
    Diagonal
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  • 5. Line
    The second type of Line is “Curved.”
    Image: Rawich / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 6. Line
    Another type of Line is “Wavy.”
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  • 7. Line
    The fourth type of Line is “Zigzag.”
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  • 8. Line
    The last type of Line is “Swirl.”
    Image: Rawich / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 9. Line
    Lines can be short, long, in between,or never-ending.
    Lines can also be thick or thin.
    Image: Rawich / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 10. Shape
    Shape is an area defined by a linethat begins and ends at the same point.
    Shapes are two-dimensional.
  • 11. Shape
    Geometric shapes are common shapeslike circles, squares, and triangles.
  • 12. Shape
    Organic Shapes have irregular borders.
  • 13. Form
    Form is three-dimensional and has depth.
    Y = Height
    Z = Depth
    X = Width
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  • 14. Form
    Types of common Forms includecubes, spheres, cones, cylinders,and pyramids.
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  • 15. Color
    Color comes from white light.
    We see color when lightis either refracted or reflected.
    Refracted light produces rainbows.
    Reflected light reveals an object’s color.
    Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 16. Color
    When light is refracted, it reveals …
    Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet
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  • 17. Color
    Wrapping these colors around in a circlegives us the color wheel.
    Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
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  • 18. Color
    PRIMARY COLORS
    Red
    Yellow
    Blue
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  • 19. Color
    Mixing two Primary Colors
    produces a Secondary Color.
    Red + Yellow = Orange
    Yellow + Blue = Green
    Blue + Red = Violet
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  • 20. Color
    SECONDARY COLORS
    Orange
    Violet
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    Green
  • 21. Color
    Mixing a Primary Color with a Secondary
    produces an Intermediate Color.
    Red + Orange = Red-Orange
    Yellow + Orange = Yellow-Orange
    Red + Violet = Red-Violet
    Blue + Violet = Blue-Violet
    Blue + Green = Blue-Green
    Yellow + Green = Yellow-Green
    Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 22. Value
    Value refers to light versus dark.
    Value produces contrastand reveals an object’s form.
    Image: Louisa Stokes / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 23. Value
    When drawing with a pencil, you can
    obtain Value through three means:
    Blending
    Crosshatching
    Pointillism
    Image: Louisa Stokes / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 24. Texture
    Texture refers to the qualityof an object’s surface.
    For example, is an object’s surface“smooth” or “rough?”
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  • 25. Texture
    If you sense an object’s texture by touch,we call this “Tactile” texture.
    If you sense an object’s texture by sight,we call this “Visual” texture.
    Image: kongsky / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 26. Space
    Space refers to both an objectand its surroundings.
    For example, a sculpture occupies Spaceand is surrounded by Space.
    Image: Chris Sharp / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • 27. Space
    The Space occupied by an objectis called, “Positive Space.”
    The Space surrounding an objectis called, “Negative Space.”
    Image: Chris Sharp / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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