Texture
• A valuable element in the artist’s  codebook is texture because it engages  another sense besides sight.
• Texture is “tactile,” that is, it appeals to our  sense of touch.
• Artists know this element can appeal to  viewers and may try to recreate the illusion  of texture, or add real texture t...
• Texture is related to value, in that it’s  created by modifying the light on a surface  (review the element of VALUE). W...
• But we can “sense” a crumpled piece of  paper’s texture because of the hundreds  of broken, abrupt value changes.
• In sculpture, hammering, carving,  embossing or molding the surface of the  material adds texture.
• Texture is a powerful art element because  it can quickly evoke memories and  emotions
• . Start becoming more aware of textures  all around you—the carpet, in the clothes  you’re wearing, and the fur on your ...
• Finally, look carefully to see how Vincent  van Gogh created unique texture in his  painting of sunflowers
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Texture

  1. 1. Texture
  2. 2. • A valuable element in the artist’s codebook is texture because it engages another sense besides sight.
  3. 3. • Texture is “tactile,” that is, it appeals to our sense of touch.
  4. 4. • Artists know this element can appeal to viewers and may try to recreate the illusion of texture, or add real texture to stimulate our tactile nature.
  5. 5. • Texture is related to value, in that it’s created by modifying the light on a surface (review the element of VALUE). We don’t need to touch a shiny silver bowl to know its surface is hard, smooth, and polished.
  6. 6. • But we can “sense” a crumpled piece of paper’s texture because of the hundreds of broken, abrupt value changes.
  7. 7. • In sculpture, hammering, carving, embossing or molding the surface of the material adds texture.
  8. 8. • Texture is a powerful art element because it can quickly evoke memories and emotions
  9. 9. • . Start becoming more aware of textures all around you—the carpet, in the clothes you’re wearing, and the fur on your cat.
  10. 10. • Finally, look carefully to see how Vincent van Gogh created unique texture in his painting of sunflowers
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