2 ELEMENTS OF ARTThe building blocks used by artists to create a work of art.
3 ELEMENTS OF ARTLineShapeFormSpaceTextureValueColor
4 Line Line is a mark with a greater length than width. Lines can be: HorizontalVerticalDiagonalStraightCurvedThickThin
5 Contour LineA line that creates or shows the edges of a shape.
6 Implied LineA series of points that the viewer’s eyes connect automatically.
7 Shape Shape is a closed line. Shapes are flat and can express length and width.Shapes can be:GeometricOrganic
8 Geometric Shapes Can be described using mathematical terms. Are very regular or precise.Are more often found in man-made things because they are easier to reproduce and make things with.Examples?
9 Organic Shapes Are irregular or uneven. Are more often found in nature.Examples?
10 FormA form is three-dimensional shape expressing length, width, and depth.Examples
11 Space Space is the area between and around objects. Space can also refer to a feeling of depth.Real space is three-dimensional; in visual art, when we create a feeling or illusion of depth we call it space.
22 Secondary ColorsSecondary colors are made by mixing two primary colors.Red + Yellow = OrangeYellow + Blue = GreenBlue + Red = Violet (Purple)
23 Intermediate (Tertiary)Colors Intermediate (tertiary) colors are made by mixing one primary color and one secondary color.Blue + Green = Blue-GreenYellow + Green = Yellow-GreenRed + Violet = Red-Violet (Purple)
24 Complementary ColorsComplementary Colors are across from one another on the color wheel.Complementary colors contrast because they share no common color.When complementary colors are mixed together, they neutralize to make brown.
25 Complementary Color Pairs Red and GreenBlue and OrangeViolet and Yellow
26 Color Tints – colors with white added, often called pastels. Tones – colors with gray added.Shades – colors with black added.