Elements of Art<br />
Line<br />Can be defined as:<br />A point in motion<br />A series of adjacent points<br />A connection between points<br /...
Shape<br />Shape is a flat enclosed form.<br />Can be created by other shapes, line, color, or texture.<br />
Space<br />Area occupied within a composition<br />In a 2-D composition:<br />Foreground<br />Middle ground<br />Backgroun...
Color<br />Produced by light of various wavelengths<br />three properties: <br />(1) hue, the color name<br />(2) intensit...
Value<br />Relative lightness to darkness.<br />
Texture<br />The surface quality of a shape.<br />Actual texture:<br />When you can actually feel the texture.<br />Visual...
Bibliography<br />Stewart, Mary. Launching the Imagination: a 	Comprehensive Guide to Basic Design. 	Boston: McGraw-Hill H...
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  1. 1. Elements of Art<br />
  2. 2. Line<br />Can be defined as:<br />A point in motion<br />A series of adjacent points<br />A connection between points<br />An implied connection between two points<br />Types of Line<br />
  3. 3. Shape<br />Shape is a flat enclosed form.<br />Can be created by other shapes, line, color, or texture.<br />
  4. 4. Space<br />Area occupied within a composition<br />In a 2-D composition:<br />Foreground<br />Middle ground<br />Background<br />
  5. 5. Color<br />Produced by light of various wavelengths<br />three properties: <br />(1) hue, the color name<br />(2) intensity, the purity and strength of a color<br />(3) value<br />Color Wheel:<br /> Primary: red, blue, yellow<br />Secondary: green, orange, and violet<br />Tertiary: Red-orange, red-violet, blue-green, blue-violet, yellow-orange, yellow-green<br />
  6. 6. Value<br />Relative lightness to darkness.<br />
  7. 7. Texture<br />The surface quality of a shape.<br />Actual texture:<br />When you can actually feel the texture.<br />Visual Texture:<br />An illusion. <br />Created by making marks on a surface to imply texture.<br />
  8. 8. Bibliography<br />Stewart, Mary. Launching the Imagination: a Comprehensive Guide to Basic Design. Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2008. Print.<br />

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