Elements of art
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  • 1. Elements of Art
  • 2. Line
    Can be defined as:
    A point in motion
    A series of adjacent points
    A connection between points
    An implied connection between two points
    Types of Line
  • 3. Shape
    Shape is a flat enclosed form.
    Can be created by other shapes, line, color, or texture.
  • 4. Space
    Area occupied within a composition
    In a 2-D composition:
    Foreground
    Middle ground
    Background
  • 5. Color
    Produced by light of various wavelengths
    three properties:
    (1) hue, the color name
    (2) intensity, the purity and strength of a color
    (3) value
    Color Wheel:
    Primary: red, blue, yellow
    Secondary: green, orange, and violet
    Tertiary: Red-orange, red-violet, blue-green, blue-violet, yellow-orange, yellow-green
  • 6. Value
    Relative lightness to darkness.
  • 7. Texture
    The surface quality of a shape.
    Actual texture:
    When you can actually feel the texture.
    Visual Texture:
    An illusion.
    Created by making marks on a surface to imply texture.
  • 8. Bibliography
    Stewart, Mary. Launching the Imagination: a Comprehensive Guide to Basic Design. Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2008. Print.