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Element of Art - Line

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Element of Art - Line

  1. 1. Linea mark that spans a distance between two points (orthe path of a moving point)
  2. 2. Lines are EVERYWHERE
  3. 3. There are FIVE types of line VERTICAL HORIZONTAL ZIG-ZAG DIAGONAL CURVED
  4. 4. Vertical LinesThese lines move up and down without a slant and can give theappearance of height because they are perpendicular to theearth, extending upwards toward the sky.
  5. 5. Horizontal LinesThese lines move right to left and suggest a feeling of rest or reposebecause objects parallel to the earth are at rest
  6. 6. Diagonal LinesDiagonal lines are neither vertical nor horizontal and convey afeeling of movement. Objects in a diagonal position feel unstablebecause they are either about to fall or are already in motion
  7. 7. Curved LinesThe curve of a line can convey energy. Soft, shallow curves recallthe curves of the human body and often have a pleasing, sensualquality
  8. 8. Zig-Zag LinesThese lines slant and are diagonal lines connected at each point.These lines can portray action and excitement.
  9. 9. Lines can be implied . . .
  10. 10. IMPLIED LINESMorandi, GiorgioStill Life
  11. 11. Note linesimplied bydirectional gazes
  12. 12. Lines used to create emphasis
  13. 13. Lines are EXPRESSIVE

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