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Elements of design (1)

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Elements of design (1)

  1. 1. Elements of art & Design<br />
  2. 2. Elements<br />7 Elements<br />Line<br />Shape<br />Color<br />Value<br />Texture<br />Form<br />Space<br />
  3. 3. Line<br />Can be considered in two ways - the linear marks made with a pen or brush or the edge created when two shapes meet.<br />
  4. 4. A self contained, defined area of geometric or organic form. <br />A positive shape in a painting automatically creates a negative shape.<br />Shape<br />
  5. 5. The way light reflects off a surface. <br />Used to draw the attention to a particular part of the image. <br />Primary colors, secondary colors, and tertiary colors.<br />Cool Colors <br />purples, greens, and blues.<br />Warm Colors <br />reds, yellows, and oranges. <br />Complementary Colors<br />colors that are opposite to each other on the color wheel.<br />used to create contrast.<br />Analogous colors <br />colors that are found side by side on the color wheel.<br />These can be used to create color harmony<br />Monochromatic colors are tints and shades of one color<br />Color<br />
  6. 6. value<br />The use of light and dark, shade and highlight, in an artwork. <br />Value is directly related to contrast. <br />Value is the darkness and lightness of an object depending on how the light is shown.<br />
  7. 7. form<br />Form may be created by the forming of two or more shapes or as three-dimensional shape (cube, pyramid, sphere, etc).<br />May be enhanced by tone, texture and colour. <br />Considered three-dimensional showing height, width and depth. <br />Examples of these are sculpture, theatre play, figurines.<br />
  8. 8. texture<br />The feeling or visual effect created by repetition and variation of form, colors, value, or patterns of line.<br />There are two types of texture: Optical (visual) texture, and texture which can be physically (tactile).<br />
  9. 9. space<br />The area provided for a particular purpose<br />Space includes the background, foreground and middle ground. <br />Refers to the distances or areas around, between or within components of a piece. <br />There are two types of space:<br />Positive<br />The shape representing the subject matter.<br />Negative <br />The space around and between the subject matter.<br />
  10. 10. Choose 2 of the Elements, and illustrate them with mixed medias.<br />Medias to choose from: <br />Pencil<br />Colored Pencil<br />Marker<br />Pastel<br />You will be graded on your understanding of the elements, how you communicated them, and your creativity.<br />Ex: Don’t just draw a box and tell me its shape.<br />Assignment<br />
  11. 11. ART.II.VA.HS.1 Create artworks that use organizational principles and functions to solve specific visual arts problems.<br />Glce & works cited<br />DhananSekharEdathara, “Clouds” February 22, 2011 via flickr, Creative Commons Attribution. <br />Dan Zen, “Balls Too” February 22, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Capture Queen, “Color Your Life” February 22, 2011 Creative Commons Attribution.<br />AviaVenefica, “Giant Lightbulb” February 22, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />SudhamshuHebbar, “Three Sculptures” February 22, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution. <br />Aaron Smith, “Texture” February 22, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />U.S. Army, “The Ghost” February 22, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />

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