Sensory components used to create works of art: line, color, shape or form, texture, value, and space.
An outline filled with a solid color typically black on white and most often of a portrait
Any part of an image or object organized so that one side duplicates or mirrors the other.
A point moving in space. It can vary in with curvature, color, or direction
The plan placement or arrangement of elements in a work of art
The outline and other visible edbes of a figure or object.
Contour drawing with eyes fixed on subject one continous line
10 seconds of drawing, 7 seconds on object, 3 seconds on paper
A two-dimensional or plane may be open or closed, free from gemetic, found in nature or made by humans
Type of Line
Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, zig-zag etc.
(1892-1972) One of the world's most famous graphic artists. He is known for his tessellations, relistic and very detailed drawings.
The technique used to project an illusion of the 3 dimensional wolrld onto a 2 dimentional surface, helps to create a sence of death.
A level line where lands seems to end to the sky begins. Vanishing poings are located on this line
In perspective drawing, the place on the horizon where parallel lines seem to meet.
Lightness and darkness of hue or neutral color; the gradations of light and dark in a 2-dimensional artwork and on the surface of 3-dimnesional objects.
A range of values from black to white and all the gray thones in between or a dark color to a light color and all the colors in between
Small rough sketch of a design drawing painting etc.
Filled with lines, designs, colors or shapes.
Empty space in an artwork or objects.
The difference between two or more elements (e.g., value, color, texture) in a compostion; juxtopostion of dissmilar elements in a work of art; also the dgree of difference between the lightest and darkest part of a picture
An image that is used to suggest or reperesent something else. A symbol is usally simplified
Imagery used to effectivelly communicate ideas
People who act as the conscience and voice of many individuals within a society. They address and challenge ideas on moral issue, human rights, animal rights, environmental issues, and more.
A drawing, painting, or photograph of aspecific person.
Lightness or darness of a hue or neutral color
Consisting of only a single color or hue; may include its tints and shades
A soft and light color one to which white has been added
A color to which black or another dark hue has been added to make it darker
Elements of Art
Sensory components used to create works: line, color, shape or form, texture, value, and space.
A point moving in space. It can vary in width, length currature, color, or direction.
The visual connection depending on the reflection or absorption of light from a given surface. The three characteristics of color or hue, value and intensity.
Refers to the name of a color (e.g., red, blue, yellow, orange)
Also called chrom or saturation. It refers to the brightness of acolor (a color is full in intensity only when pure and unmixed). Color intensity can be changed by adding black, white, gray or an opposite color on the wheel.
A two-dimensiaonal area or place that may be open or closed, free from or geometirc, found in nature or made by human
the surface quality of materials, either actual (tactile) or implied (visual). Texture is one of the elements.
The emptiness or area between, around, above below or within objects. Shapes and forms are defined by the space around and within then 1. Positive space. Filled with lines, designs, colors or shapes 2. Negative space. Empty space in an artwork or project.
Principles of Design
The organization of works of art involving the ways in which the elements of art arranged: balance, contrast, dominance, emphasis, movement, repetition, rhythm subor dination, unity, variety.
The arrangement of visual arts elements are arranged to create a feeling of equilibrium in a work of art. The three types of balance are symmetry symmetry, and radial.
1. Symmetry - A balance of parts on opposite sides of aperceived boundary.
2.Asymmetry - Intenstionally unbalanced parts on opposite sides of a perceived boundary giving the apperance of equal visual weight.
3. Radial - Lines, shapes, or colors that emanate from a center.
The difference between two or more elements (e.g. value, color, texture) in a compostion; juxtoposition of dissimilar elements in a work of art; also the degree of difference between the lightest and darkest park of a picture.
The emphasis of one aspect over all other aspects of a design.
Special stress given to an element to make it stand out.
The colors yellow, red, and blue from which it is possible to mix all the othe color wheel.
The colors obtained by mixing two primary colors. Examples: Orange, Green, Violet (Purple)
Colors opposite one another on the color wheel. Red/Green, Blue/Orange, and Yellow/Violet are examples of coplementary colors.
The colors black, white, gray, and varioations of brown, included in the color family called earth colors.
Refers to closely related colors; a color sheme that combines several hues next to each other on the color wheel.
colors suggesting warth: tred, yellow and orange, These colors naturally come forward in a work.
colors suggesting coolnes: blue, green and violet. These colors naturally recede from the viewer.
A branch of philosophy; the study of art and theories about the nature and components ofaesthetic experience
The condition of being twisted or bent out of shape. In art, distortion is often used as an expressive technique.
Pertaining to reperesentation of form or figure in art.
The outside size and bulk of a form, such as a building or a sculpture; the bisual weight of an object.
Systematic, organized collection of students work.