Presentation on theme: "The ELEMENTS of ART are the building blocks of art."— Presentation transcript:
1 The ELEMENTS of ART are the building blocks of art. What does the term ELEMENTS of ART mean?The ELEMENTS of ART are the building blocks of art.LIST the SEVEN ELEMENTS OF ART.
2 Elements of ArtLineShapeFormSpaceValueColorTexture
3 LINEA mark on a surface that describes shape or an outline. It can create texture or value.Two Techniques for drawing with line:Hatching- thin, closely spaced, parallel linesCross Hatching- hatching lines that crossWhere do you see hatching and cross hatching in this artwork?David Levine, Nixon as The Godfather, 1972
4 COPY THIS CHART DOWN IN YOUR NOTES. LINE qualityA description of a line.Use the categories in the chart below to help you define the quality of a line.COPY THIS CHART DOWN IN YOUR NOTES.TYPEDIRECTIONSIZE, COLOR, etcStraightVerticalThick (bold)WavyHorizontalThinZig ZagDiagonalShortCurvedClockwise swirlLongBrokenGreenSquiggleYellow
5 Generally these are done as a warm up. GESTURE LINESQuick lines drawn to capture the form, likeness, or movement of a subject.Generally these are done as a warm up.
6 Only drawing the outer edges of an object. OUTLINEOnly drawing the outer edges of an object.(NOT a trace)
7 CONTOUR LINESA pure line drawing. Using ONLY lines to draw with both inside and out.
8 Typically you do not pick up your pencil while you draw. Why is this? BLIND CONTOUR LINESA line drawing where you look at the object the entire time you draw and never look down at your paper.Typically you do not pick up your pencil while you draw. Why is this?
9 CONTIUOUS LINE DRAWING A line drawing where you draw the entire subject without removing your drawing tool from the paper.
10 Because to learn to draw is to learn to SEE. Why do artists draw using gesture lines, outlines, contour lines, blind contour lines or continuous lines?Because to learn to draw is to learn to SEE.When focused on an object, drawing using specific lines helps the artist to focus on the object and begin to SEE the lines and curves that it has.
11 In what ways has the artist used line? He is using GESTURE lines and CONTOUR lines to capture a scene while SKETCHING. He also uses hatching and cross hatching.Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Study for the Laundress, 1888
12 HOW does the artist use line in this cartoon? What TYPE of lines are seen here?Does this artwork look familiar? Why?David Levine , Rembrandt, 1970
13 What line drawing TECHNIQUE did this artist use? DESCRIBE the line quality of the lines.Ben Shahn, Dr. Robert Oppenheimer, 1954