Name: __________________________ Grade: ____ Date: ________Op Art IM 2It is a 20th century art movement and style in which artists createdan impression of movement by optical illusions. It is also known asOptical Art. In the 1960`s the art world turned into threedimensions using lines, patterns, movement, rhythm, repetitionand contrast.Here are some example.s Try to copy them in the spaces below.
Elements of the OP Art movementLineIs a mark with greater length than width. Lines can be horizontal, vertical ordiagonal, straight or curved, thick or thin.MovementIs the path our eyes follow when we look at a work of art. The purpose ofmovement is to create unity in the artwork with eye travel. Movement ties thework together by relating the various components of a work togetherRhythmIs created when one or more elements of design are used repeatedly to create afeeling of organized movement. Variety is essential to keep rhythm exciting andactive, and moving the viewer around the artwork. Rhythm creates a mood likemusic or dancingRepetitionIt works with pattern to make the artwork seem active. The repetition ofelements of design creates unity within the artwork.ContrastIt occurs when two elements are different. The greater the difference thegreater the contrast. The key to working with contrast is to make sure thedifferences are obvious. Four common methods of creating contrast are by usingdifferences in size, value, color, and type.
Line EXAMPLES MovementRhythm Contrast Repetition
Now create your own examples: Line Movement Rhythm Repetition Contrast