Harrison Middle Elements Of Artmiddle School A


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Harrison Middle Elements Of Artmiddle School A

  1. 1. ElementsElements ofof ArtArt • The basic building blocks of art • Color, Value, Line, Texture, Shape, Form, and Space
  2. 2. CCoolloorr • Color VocabularyColor Vocabulary:: color wheel, hue, intensity, and value • Color WheelColor Wheel -the primary, secondary and intermediate colors in order • HueHue- the name of a color (blue, red, yellow,…)
  3. 3. IntensityIntensity How brightbright and purepure a color appears Stuart Davis Which color is more intense? A B
  4. 4. PICASSO VaValuluee A color’s lightness or darkness TintTint-----the hue + white-----the hue + white ShadeShade--------the hue + blackthe hue + black
  5. 5. The Color Wheel • Primary colors-Primary colors- red, yellow, blue. Main colors which are mixed to make all the others and cannot be made by mixing others • Secondary colors-Secondary colors- orange, green and violet Colors made by mixing two of the primary colors • Intermediate colors-Intermediate colors- Colors made by mixing a primary and secondary color • ComplementaryComplementary ColorsColors-- Colors that are opposites on the color wheel
  6. 6. CoColorlor FamFamiliesilies • Cool Colors- colors often associated with the water and sky. Colors that seem to go back in space. • Warm Colors- colors associated with fire and the sun. Colors seem to come towards you in space.
  7. 7. Color FamiliesColor Families Analogous- neighbors on the color wheel (A neighbor on the color wheel) •Neutrals- black, white, brown- includes gray, beige, khaki •Monochromatic -use of the light and dark versions of one color
  8. 8. Elsie Driggs Pittsburgh Pablo Picasso ValuesValues Used to create the illusion of 3 dimensions
  9. 9. Line a continuous mark made on a surface by moving a point
  10. 10. Contour Line- A line used to show edges, or contours, of an object
  11. 11. Types of LineTypes of Line • Straight • Curved • Angular
  12. 12. Line Direction • Vertical- suggests strength and stability • Horizontal- suggests calmness • Diagonal suggests movement or action Henry Moore
  13. 13. What do these directional lines suggest to you?
  14. 14. Line and MovementLine and Movement • Line can also suggest movement in art • Curved line- suggests a flowing movement Henry Moore
  15. 15. TextureTexture Implied textureImplied texture refers to the way things feel, or look as if they might feel, if touched Ingres
  16. 16. TextureTexture • Real TextureReal Texture • The way thatThe way that the objectthe object feels whenfeels when touched-touched- smooth,smooth, roughrough,…,…
  17. 17. ShapeShape andand FormForm ShapeShape-- • a 2 dimensional area • Length and width • Circle, square, triangle,…
  18. 18. Form REAL Dimensional Form has height, width, and volume Creating the Illusion of Form through value
  19. 19. Space • Distance or area between, around, above, below, or within things • Actual space has height, width, and volume
  20. 20. Positive and Negative SpacePositive and Negative Space • Positive Space -what is really there- the forms or spaces that are or represent solid objects. • Negative Space -the space in an art work around or between the solid forms and objects. What is the negative space ? What is the positive space?
  21. 21. Creating the Illusion of SpaceCreating the Illusion of Space SizeSize Placement onPlacement on pagepage OverlappingOverlapping DetailDetail ColorColor (atmospheric or(atmospheric or aerialaerial perspective)perspective) LineLine