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  1. 1. Line/Patterns of Line:An Element of Design<br />Digital Photography Unit<br />Ms Gregory<br />Elementary Connected Classrooms<br />
  2. 2. Learning Intentions<br />To learn about the elements of design, specifically, line. <br />To see and capture the element of line in photographs.<br />To use the element of line to create powerful images with digital photography.<br />
  3. 3. Line is One of the Elements and Principles of Design <br />Part of the Visual Arts Curriculum<br />Used by artists/photographers to make their art/photos stronger, more powerful<br />The ‘language’ of the visual arts<br />Line is simplest of all the Elements of Design<br />Early mark-making<br />
  4. 4. Line<br />In art, line is defined as a moving dot<br />suggest rhythm, create patterns, indicate directions and show structure<br />
  5. 5. Line can simply be an edge<br />
  6. 6. Any series of lines creates pattern<br />
  7. 7. Line as Direction<br />line helps the viewer's eye travel around the picture<br /> lines say, "Go here. Look at that. Stop. Move on."<br />
  8. 8. Line as Connection<br />straight, curved, bent or zig-zagged, it goes from one place to another<br />
  9. 9. Line as Structure<br />Line can divide a photograph into smaller areas<br />Provides a basis to support the other elements and link them together. <br />
  10. 10. Line can show Depth/Space…<br />
  11. 11. …distance and perspective<br />
  12. 12. Your assignment: Line/Patterns of Lines<br />Take several photos of lines and/or patterns of lines.<br />Use the lesson ideas to help you ‘see’.<br />Remember rule of thirds and other tips from the last two lessons.<br />Remember to behave appropriately if outside of the classroom.<br />We’ll upload and share out after 30 minutes!<br />
  13. 13. References<br />All photos accessed February 15, 2011 from Flickr:<br /><br />The arch<br />Guitar<br /><br /><br />Line as pattern:<br />Crossing<br /><br /><br />Sea Defense<br /><br />