ShapeAn enclosed area ina 2-dimensionalwork of art.
A “shape” is an area which stands out because of a definedboundary or change in color, value or texture.A shape implies a flat, two-dimensional surface.
Two Types of ShapeOrganic/Curvilinear Geometric/Rectilinear • Are irregular in outline, and often •Correspond to named regular shapes, asymmetrical. such as squares, rectangles, circles, cubes, spheres, cones
Positive v. Negative ShapesPositive Shape Negative Shape • A shape, that has details inside •A shape without any details; its just it, such as an outline of a an outline. human, with body features.
Symmetrical v. Asymmetrical ShapesSymmetrical Shape Asymmetrical Shape • A shape, when divided down the • A shape, when divided down the middle, is the same on both middle, is different on each side. sides.
Static v. Dynamic ShapesStatic Shape Dynamic Shape • A shape that looks fixed - not •A shape that represents movement. moving.
Silhouette• The image of a person, an object or scene represented as a solid shape of a single color, usually black, its edges matching the outline of the subject.