Presentation on theme: "L i N E. Line A continuous path created with a moving, pointed tool. Line is important to an artist because it can describe and identify shapes. element."— Presentation transcript:
Line A continuous path created with a moving, pointed tool. Line is important to an artist because it can describe and identify shapes. element of art Bridget Riley
Types of Lines ACTUAL LINE May vary greatly in weight and character -BASIC LINES -Expressive Lines -Descriptive Lines TYPES OF LINES IMPLIED LINE Created by positioning a series of points so that the eye tend to automatically conconnect them By using the various types of lines, artists have the potential to lead a viewer’s eye through a composition.
% 5 Basic Types of Lines VERTICAL HORIZONTAL DIAGONAL CURVED ZIG-ZAG ACTUAL LINE 5 BASIC LINES
VARIATIONS OF LINE QUALITY With the combination of various line types, a multitude of possible effects can be created.
Lines that communicate ideas & moods. ACTUAL LINE EXPRESSIVE LINES What do you feel when you see vertical lines used in an artwork? How about this one? Horizontal Lines? Curved & Zig- Zag?
Vertical Lines stability and strength Horizontal Lines calm and peaceful Diagonal Lines instability, tension, excitement Curved Lines change of direction and expresses activity Zig-Zag Lines uneasiness and confusion
Lines that DESCRIBE how an object looks. TYPES OF DESCRIPTIVE LINE outlinecontour gestureblind contour ACTUAL LINE DESCRIPTIVE LINES
Types of Implied Line IMPLIED LINE EDGE No line is actually drawn, but a line is created where to two shapes/values meet. Closure The tendency to close up shapes or forms by seeing lines that do not exist. Line of sight The implied lines suggested by the direction in which figures in a picture are looking.
NOW WHAT MRS. T??? It’s your turn to EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH LINE!!!
REQUIREMENTS GO CRAZY & HAVE FUN WITH IT! WRITE THESE DOWN IN YOUR NOTES! Only use SHARPIE MARKER ONE INCH BORDERS 5 BASIC LINES are present 5 VARIATIONS OF LINE are present Use of EXPRESSIVE LINE and IMPLIED LINE Ratio of BLACK & WHITE must be EQUAL NO SCRIBBLES—Lines must be CONTROLLED Focus on CRAFTSMANSHIP (be neat)