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  1. 1. Elements of Art<br />Line<br />Color<br />Texture<br />Space<br />Shape<br />Value<br />Form<br />
  2. 2. Line: <br />A moving dot.<br />
  3. 3. Lines can be thin, bold, straight, geometric, organic……<br />Geometric/straight<br />Organic<br />
  4. 4. Lines are almost everywhere we look. Lines can add structure and dynamics to your photos.<br />
  5. 5. Color: <br />The product of light reflecting off of a surface.<br />
  6. 6. Color can affect the “mood” of a photo. <br />For example: Warm colors (red, yellow, and orange) can add warm and cheer to a photo.<br />
  7. 7. Cool colors (blue, green and purple) can make a photo seem sad, cold, or lonely.<br />
  8. 8. Texture:<br />The tactile and visual qualities of a surface.<br />
  9. 9. Texture can be implied (visual), as in photographs. You can’t actually touch the texture, but you can see it. <br />
  10. 10. Or the texture can be tactile. For example, wood, bark on trees, and furry animals have a texture that can be felt. <br />
  11. 11. Space: <br />Depth or the illusion of depth.<br />
  12. 12. Space is creating by converging lines, overlapping objects, and decreasing size as the object gets further away. <br />
  13. 13. The camera angle or point of view can make the space more successful.<br />
  14. 14. Shape: <br />2-dimensional area enclosed by line.<br />
  15. 15. Shape can be geometric or organic.<br />Geometric<br />Organic<br />
  16. 16. You also have negative and positive shape.<br />
  17. 17. Value: <br />The lights and darks of a composition.<br />
  18. 18. Value is easiest to see in black and white or monochromatic (one color) photos.<br />
  19. 19. The higher the contrast between the values, the better the photo.<br />
  20. 20. Form: <br />3-dimensional object that have volume or occupies space.<br />
  21. 21. Anything that isn’t flat has form.<br />
  22. 22. Generally, anything that has form also has value.<br />
  23. 23. Your Assignment: <br />Take AT LEAST 2 photographs for each element (14 in total).<br />Edit ALL 14 Photographs using Adobe Photoshop.<br />Create a power point illustrating 2 photographs for each element, including a title slide (at least 15 slides).<br />The 14 photographs is one grade.<br />The power point presentation is another grade.<br />
  24. 24. Power Point Presentation Requirements: <br />1 title slide with your name and the name of the project.<br />14 slides with 1 photo on each slide.<br />Element labels on each slide.<br />Transitions and animation.<br />Background designs.<br />
  25. 25. Hints and tips:<br />Remember the compositional tips from Chapter 3.<br />Fill the frame.<br />Try different angles.<br />Remember the rule of thirds.<br />Try creative editing. Remember this is a digital photography class. Creative editing is what helps your grade.<br />