ShapeA shape is an enclosed two-dimensional space
Geometric ShapesMan made, machine like, perfect shapes.
Man Made Geometric Shapes
Organic Shape   In Nature
Organic ShapesNature like….. irregular edges.
PatternRepetition of Shapes
Pattern in NatureWhat is it?
Positive Space -            Negative Space refers to figure               refers to groundPositive shapes occupy positive ...
Overlapping ShapesTransparent Shapes   Opaque Shapes
Maurits C. Escher   Netherlands 1898 - 1972         Reversible Pattern
Piet Mondrian                    1872 -1944                    Netherlandshe expressed hisconception of harmonyand equilib...
Shape as FormRepresenting a 3-d object on a 2-d surface
Foreshortening Shape & Form              Making a 3-D object in a              picture appear to be seen              from...
Shape & Size ConstancyA person seen at a distance is“smaller” than a person close up,but the perception of the size ofthe ...
Edward Hopper (American)  House by the Railroad (1925)  Oil on canvas, 24 inches x 29 inches  Museum of Modern Art, New Yo...
Henry Matisse (French)"Jazz“ 1947Stencil print on Arches paper16 3/4” x 12 ¾”Paris / Artists Rights Society, New York
ActivityUse cut paper to create a composition using two orthree of the shape concepts we have discussedYour composition su...
Shape Conceptsgeometric shapes       organic shapes          shapes as formspositive and negative shapes            overla...
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  1. 1. ShapeA shape is an enclosed two-dimensional space
  2. 2. Geometric ShapesMan made, machine like, perfect shapes.
  3. 3. Man Made Geometric Shapes
  4. 4. Organic Shape In Nature
  5. 5. Organic ShapesNature like….. irregular edges.
  6. 6. PatternRepetition of Shapes
  7. 7. Pattern in NatureWhat is it?
  8. 8. Positive Space - Negative Space refers to figure refers to groundPositive shapes occupy positive space. The area aroundpositive shapes, the background, is negative space.
  9. 9. Overlapping ShapesTransparent Shapes Opaque Shapes
  10. 10. Maurits C. Escher Netherlands 1898 - 1972 Reversible Pattern
  11. 11. Piet Mondrian 1872 -1944 Netherlandshe expressed hisconception of harmonyand equilibriumsimples shapes, blacklines and primary colors
  12. 12. Shape as FormRepresenting a 3-d object on a 2-d surface
  13. 13. Foreshortening Shape & Form Making a 3-D object in a picture appear to be seen from an angle by shortening 1 or 2 of it’s dimensions
  14. 14. Shape & Size ConstancyA person seen at a distance is“smaller” than a person close up,but the perception of the size ofthe person is constant.
  15. 15. Edward Hopper (American) House by the Railroad (1925) Oil on canvas, 24 inches x 29 inches Museum of Modern Art, New York CityOrganic or geometric shapes?…Where?
  16. 16. Henry Matisse (French)"Jazz“ 1947Stencil print on Arches paper16 3/4” x 12 ¾”Paris / Artists Rights Society, New York
  17. 17. ActivityUse cut paper to create a composition using two orthree of the shape concepts we have discussedYour composition subject may be realistic or abstractAfter you have completed your composition, write aparagraph explaining how you used shapes in your work
  18. 18. Shape Conceptsgeometric shapes organic shapes shapes as formspositive and negative shapes overlapping shapes Or ???

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