Presentation on theme: "The Language of Art Elements Unit"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Language of Art Elements Unit Floral DesignMiss. Perry
2 The Elements of ArtA symbol is something that stands for, or represents, something elseBasic visual symbols in the language of art are known as the elements of designLineShape & FormSpace & DepthColor & ValueTextureEach work of art will contain all or some of these elements
3 The Principles of ArtThe rules that govern how artists organize the elements of design are called the principles of designRhythmMovementBalanceProportionVarietyEmphasisHarmonyUnityThese help artists organize the art elements for specific effects
4 The Work of ArtThe subject is the image viewers can easily identify in a work of art (also called a focal point in a floral design)Nonobjective art is art that has NO recognizable subject matterComposition is the way the principles of design are used to organize the elements of designContent is the message that the work communicates, and may be an idea, theme, or emotion
5 Activity! Create a Symbol! In visual art, symbols can be concrete representations of abstract ideas, such as a heart standing for love.Create a visual symbol that represents something important to you, such as an activity you participate in, or an organization you belong to.Share your symbol with a classmate. Can they identify what it represents?