3 This is a slightly later painting. How does this artist show space?
4 Elements of Art: SPACE & VALUE The feeling of space in a drawing or painting is always an illusion; the illusion of depth on a 2-D surface. Artists combine the use of the degrees of light and dark value with other techniques to create the illusion of depth or volume to a subject.SPACE! Some of these are: simple overlapping, and linear perspective. Let’s see how each is used to create the illusion of space in flat, two-dimensional objects like paintings.
5 The painting on the right is the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci The painting on the right is the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. How is it different from the painting on the left?
6 Simple overlappingIn simple overlapping a figure partially hides an object that’s supposed to be behind it. Since our eyes are easily fooled, we willingly agree that one is closer, the other is further away.
7 Linear perspectiveLinear perspective is a geometric, mathematical method using receding lines called orthogonals that move toward a vanishing point. 1 and 2 point perspective .