Dots in art

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Dots in art

  1. 1. Elements of Art DOTS
  2. 2. DRAWING DOTS <ul><li>The dot is the simplest element of drawing. It’s the smallest unit we can draw. </li></ul><ul><li>These dots can be big or small , in c o l o r or in black and white, thick , or thin ; </li></ul><ul><li>They can be drawn next or very far to others. They can also be drawn so big that they are considered circles. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Every painting, drawing, or photograph is a collection of dots and lines. Lines and dots are the building blocks of art, the main ingredients of a recipe. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Mosaic of Teodora,San Vitale in Ravenna, Italia <ul><li>The mosaics are made by lots of little pieces of pottery </li></ul>
  5. 6. All the images and pictures in the newspapers, the TV and in your computer are made by dots
  6. 7. Dots everywhere!
  7. 8. KLEE made wonderful paintings using dots.
  8. 10. Georges Seurat, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte , 1884-86 <ul><li>Look carefully. This picture is made of many, many tiny dots of color . </li></ul>
  9. 12. The French word for dot is “point”. This way of painting became known as POINTILLISM . <ul><li>It is still called this today. </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Depending on how and where we draw them, we can create a line, an image, a shadow zone, etc… </li></ul>
  11. 14. FIRST ACTIVITY <ul><li>Materials needed: </li></ul><ul><li>. White card stock </li></ul><ul><li>. A black pen, felt-tip pen, a crayon, … </li></ul>
  12. 15. Instructions: <ul><li>Draw two squares of ten cm. of side. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Draw some dots close together in the center of the first square, making them farther apart as you move outward. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Into the second square draw some dots close together around the edges of the shape, making them farther apart asyou move inward. </li></ul>
  13. 16. Paul Signac, Harbour at Marseilles , 1907 If you were standing in front of the real painting, you would need to stand some distance away to see this ship sailing in the port
  14. 17. Let’s try painting like this!!! <ul><li>One way is to paint with your pens using only the tip, over and over again, or using a small brash. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also try a faster way by dipping and old toothbrush in paint and rubbing the bristles over a screen. Be sure to aim the paint over paper! </li></ul>
  15. 18. Paul Signac, Antibes, evening , 1914
  16. 19. ACTIVITY TWO <ul><li>With paper and pencil draw the rough outline of a ship and the horizon line between the see and the sky. Then choose a color for the ship, one for the sky, and one for the sea. Choose colors that go well together . Now fill in the areas you have drawn with dots of color. </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Presentación realizada por </li></ul><ul><li>Sergio Altea Cueto. </li></ul><ul><li>Muchas de las imágenes, comentarios y ejercicios están sacados del libro </li></ul><ul><li>A YEAR IN ART, ed. PRESTEL </li></ul>

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