# Vocabulary space Positive space Value Negative space Light source

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Vocabulary space Positive space Value Negative space Light source
Overlap In front Behind Foreshortening perspective Value Light source Highlights Shadows Foreground Middle ground Background

The Space around the world
What is it? Space is all around you! Space is Area. The Space around the world is called Outer Space!

space space - An element of art that refers to the distance or area between, around, above, below, or within things. It can be described as two-dimensional or three-dimensional; as flat, as positive or negative espacio

Positive space refers to the object
Negative space is the area around the object espacio positivo y negativo

Example: The blue boxes are the positive space The black space is the negative space
The area around and between the boxes is negative space The boxes are the object – they are positive space

Example: The cat is the positive space The black area is the ___________

Example: The red boxes are the _________ The blue space is the ___________

Use 2 pieces of colored paper to create an example of positive and negative space. Draw a shape on a piece of paper. Be creative! Try something interesting! Cut out a shape and save both pieces of paper. Glue the shape to a new piece of paper Glue the remaining paper to a new piece of paper And label positive and negative space

space foreground - is the space closest to the viewer, usually the bottom of the artwork middle ground - is the space between the background and foreground, usually in the middle of the artwork Background is the space farthest from the viewer, usually the top of the artwork

space Background middle ground foreground
Background is the space farthest away, at the top middle ground - is the space between the background and foreground foreground - is the space closest, at the bottom of the artwork

space Background is the space farthest away
What if the object was in the sky? Background middle ground foreground What if the object was in the sky? Background is the space farthest away middle ground - is the space between the back and the front foreground - is the space closest

How do artists show space?
Overlap / In front / Behind Size of objects Value / shading Light source Highlights/detail Shadows/detail Foreground Middle ground Background

How do artists show space?
Overlap / In front / Behind Size of objects Value / shading Light source Highlights/detail Shadows/detail Foreground Middle ground Background

How do artists show space?
Overlap / In front / Behind Size of objects Value / shading Light source Highlights/detail Shadows/detail Foreground Middle ground Background

How do artists show space?
Overlap / In front / Behind Size of objects Value / shading Light source Highlights/detail Shadows/detail Foreground Middle ground Background

Draw a picture using all of the ways artists show space!
Create a masterpiece! Draw a picture using all of the ways artists show space! Overlap In front / Behind Size of objects Horizon line Value / shading Light source Highlights/detail Shadows/detail Foreground Middle ground Background Size of objects

Design Assignment Make a sketch of your favorite activity in your journal. This will be a study for your drawing. Examples are: playing soccer, cooking, going to the park, receiving gifts, visiting a family member, etc. The drawing must show “space”, value, foreground, background, middle ground, overlapping, light source, texture, etc.

6th grade assignment Using these exercises: Contour hand sketches
Value scale Invented and frottage texture Positive and Negative example You will create a masterpiece called “Give Me A Hand” Chose the best composition of hands and recreate it on a new piece of paper. Add texture to the shapes on the hands and values to the shapes in the background.

Example of “Give me a hand”
By Kay Dixon