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  1. 1. The Elementsand Principlesof Art
  2. 2. The Elements of ArtThe building blocksor ingredients of art.
  3. 3. LINEA mark with length and direction.A continuous mark made on a surfaceby a moving point.Ansel Adams Gustave Caillebotte
  4. 4. Pablo Picasso
  5. 5. COLORConsists of Hue (another word for color),Intensity (brightness) and Value (lightnessor darkness).Henri MatisseAlexander Calder
  6. 6. VALUEThe lightness or darkness of a color.MC Escher Pablo Picasso
  7. 7. SHAPEAn enclosed area defined and determinedby other art elements; 2-dimensional.JoanMiro
  8. 8. Gustave Caillebotte
  9. 9. FORMA 3-dimensional object;or something in a 2-dimensional artworkthat appears to be 3-dimensional.For example, a triangle, which is 2-dimensional, is ashape, but a pyramid, which is 3-dimensional, is a form.Jean Arp Lucien Freud
  10. 10. Robert MapplethorpeClaude MonetS P A C EThe distance or area between, around, above, below,or within things.Positive (filled withsomething) and Negative(empty areas).Foreground, Middleground andBackground (creates DEPTH)
  11. 11. TEXTURETEXTUREThe surface quality or "feel" of an object, itssmoothness, roughness, softness, etc. Texturesmay be actual or implied.
  12. 12. CecilBuller
  13. 13. The Principles of ArtWhat we use to organize theElements of Art,or the tools to make art.
  14. 14. BALANCEThe way the elements are arranged tocreate a feeling of stability in a work.Alexander Calder
  15. 15. Symmetrical BalanceThe parts of an image are organizedso that one side mirrors the other.Leonardo DaVinci
  16. 16. Asymmetrical BalanceWhen one side of a composition doesnot reflect the design of the other.James Whistler
  17. 17. EMPHASISThe focal point of animage, or when onearea or thing standout the most.Jim Dine Gustav Klimt
  18. 18. CONTRASTA large difference between twothings to create interest and tension.Ansel AdamsSalvador Dali
  19. 19. RHYTHMRHYTHMRHYTHMRHYTHMRHYTHMRHYTHMandMOVEMENTA regular repetitionof elements toproduce the look andfeel of movement.MarcelDuchamp
  20. 20. Vincent VanGogh
  21. 21. PATTERNand RepetitionRepetition of a design.Gustav Klimt
  22. 22. UNITYWhen all theelements andprincipleswork togetherto create apleasingimage.Johannes Vermeer
  23. 23. VARIETYThe use ofdifferences andchange to increasethe visual interest ofthe work.Marc Chagall
  24. 24. PROPORTIONThe comparativerelationship of one part toanother with respect to size,quantity, or degree; SCALE.GustaveCaillebotte