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1 Arts and Humanities Unit 2013
Elements of Art Arts and Humanities Unit 2013

2 Tuesday

3 Elements of Art The elements of art are the basic components (tools) that artist use to visually communicate. 7 Elements of Art Line Shape Form Value Texture Space Color

4 Line A mark drawn with a pointed, moving tool.
Picture by Peit Mondrian

5 Main Types of Lines Horizontal Vertical Diagonal Straight Curved

6 Contour Lines Lines that define the form of an object

7 Implied Lines Line that is not really painted or drawn but is created by a value or color change and series that are lined up someway.

8 Gesture Lines A gesture is an expressive movement.
The purpose of drawing gestures is to capture the feeling of motion.

9 Wednesday

10 Shape A two-dimensional area that is defined in some way with no form or thickness. Shapes are flat and can be grouped into two categories: Geometric and Organic. Geometric Shapes Organic Shapes

11 Geometric Shapes Geometric Shapes are precise shapes that can be described using mathematical formulas

12 Organic and Amorphous Shapes
Irregular or uneven shapes

13 Question #4 by Joan Miro

14 Green Tea Cup by Janet Fish
Question #5

15 Thursday

16 Form A three dimensional enclosed object

17 Form can refer to an actual three-dimensional object, like a sculpture or a building. It can also refer to a photo or picture of the three-dimensional object. The White House Statue of Liberty

18 Form can be organic or geometric
 Question #3 Two-Piece Reclining Figures by Henri Moore Question #4  The Great Pyramids in Giza Egypt

19 Elements of Art- A&H Unit 2013
Week 2 Elements of Art- A&H Unit 2013

20 Monday

21 Value The degree of light and dark in a design Value Scale

22 Shading Also known as blending is a way of creating value and making objects look more three-dimensional.

23 Value is the same thing as shading and can make drawings look more realistic and three-dimensional


25 Hatching and Cross Hatching
Techniques used to create values with parallel lines

26 Stippling Technique that uses dots to create values

27 Tuesday

28 Texture Texture refers to the way things feel or look like they would feel.

29 Actual or “Real” Texture
Refers to the textures that you can really feel. Basket The Awakening by J. Seward Johnson Located at Hains Point outside of Washington DC

30 Implied Textures Refers to textures that are created on a flat surface in paintings or drawings. This type of texture cannot be felt. Still Life By Janet Fish

31 Rubbing A technique for transferring texture to paper

32 Wednesday

33 Space In painting and drawing, space is the illusion of depth created by an artist on a flat surface

34 Parts of Space Positive Space Negative Space
The objects in the art work. Negative Space The empty space between and behind the shapes American Gothic by Grant Wood Positive

35 Different types of Space in Art
Infinite or Deep Space Lot of Area Marriage of the Virgin by Raphael

36 Different types of Space in Art
Shallow Space Little or no area Sunflower by Vincent van Gogh

37 Perspective Linear Perspective is a way of using converging lines to show distance and depth

38 Atmospheric and Aerial Perspective
Uses the atmospheric haze created by humidity, snow, smoke, rain, or other types of vapor to create the illusion of depth.

39 Thursday

40 Color The element of art that is derived from reflected art.
Primary Colors- The colors you must have to mix all other colors plus black and white. Red Blue Yellow

41 Secondary Colors Colors made by mixing two primary colors together.
Purple or Violet Orange Green

42 Color Wheel

43 Neutral Colors Black, Brown, Gray, and White

44 Warm Colors

45 Cool Colors

46 Tint- To add white To a color Shade- To add black

47 Monochromatic Variations of one color

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