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1 Art Talk 2005 by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 4/22/2017The Element of LineWhat is Line?Art Talk by Glencoe/McGraw-HillArt Talk by Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
2 that is the path of a moving point through space. Line - element of artthat is the path of a moving point through space.Line leads the viewers’ eye through the artwork.How is line used in this art piece?Yvonne Jacquette. Town of Skowhegan, Maine V Oil on canvas
3 Draw the lines you see.Artists create lines on paper with a pencil or with a stick in wet clay.Line can be foundin nature, too.In these examples it is easy to identify line because length is the most important dimension.
4 What edges and lines do you see? Draw the edges and lines needed to create a line drawing of this dogwood blossom.Does your drawing look something like this?
5 Implied line was used to create a sense of movement. How many sets of nine shapes can you find that create implied lines?Abrasha. Hanukkah Menorah Fabricated stainless steel, silver, and gold.
6 Kinds of Lines Horizontal Vertical Zigzag Curved Diagonals Parallel to horizonVerticalStraight up & downZigzagCombo of diagonalsCurvedChange direction graduallyDiagonalsslant
7 Line VariationLengthDirectionWidthDegree of curveTexture
8 Additional LinesContourDefine edges and surface ridges of an object (inside details)OutlineShows or creates the outer edges of a shapeImpliedSeries of points that the viewer’s eye automatically connect
9 “OP” Art - Optical Illusions Appear to moveConfusing to look atMay make you feel dizzyReginald NealSquare of Three — Yellow and Black, 1964.
10 Optical Illusions in Art by Alexander Sturgis Line DirectionOptical Illusions in Art by Alexander Sturgis
11 Grey spots seem to appear where the white lines cross.
14 Indicated by direction Horizontal less active Diagonal Instability ZigzagConfusionNervousnessExcitementIndicated by directionHorizontal less activeDiagonalInstabilityUncomfortableTensionmore stableTwo meet=CurvedActivityHypnoticDecorativeLuxuryLess active = calmer feeling
15 Contour Line ProjectUse continuous line to draw your face. (newsprint 9X12)Include all detailsWrinkles, frown lines, scarsHave art approved to choose best.Scribble on back.Arrange on white paper (9X12)Transfer face by tracingBleed off edges.
16 Hand continued – 100 pt.Opt 1 Complete a contour line self-portrait using sharpie marker and colored pencils. Create an emphasis (focal point) by changing width, length and/or direction of the lines.You should think about details you want to stand out over other areas.Use expressive lines behind or in and around face and hairOpt 2 Complete art by using sharpie, color pencils and create an emphasis by changing size, thickness and style of text.Add text: Using either words that describe you or a poem.
18 Evaluation & VA Standards Equal valueCraftsmanship, creativity, effort & directionsStandardsArtistic Perception1.1 Use principles to analyze & write about visual aspects of student’s artCreative Expression2.1 Solve a visual art problem with effective use of elements and principles.
19 Composition BookCollect examples of images from magazines demonstrating the various lines, glue into your composition books and label: Kinds of Line: Vertical, Horizontal, Zigzag, Diagonal & Curved Line Variations: Length, Width, Direction, Texture, Degree of Curve