Elements of Art

Definition-the visual complements of color , form ,line,shape,texture ,space, and value

Line

Scratch art line project

An element of art defined by a point moving in space. Line may be two-or three-dimensional, descriptive, implied, or abstract.

Color

Bold color self portrait

Color is light reflected off of objects. Color has three main characteristics: hue (the name of the color, such as red, green, blue, etc.), value (how light or dark it is), and intensity (how bright or dull it is).

Value

Multi media charcoal drawing

The lightness or darkness of tones or colors. White is the lightest value; black is the darkest. The value halfway between these extremes is called middle gray.

Shape/Form

An element of art that is two-dimensional, flat, or limited to height and width.

Form An element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volume; includes height, width AND depth (as in a cube, a sphere, a pyramid, or a cylinder). Form may also be free flowing.

Space

An element of art by which positive and negative areas are defined or a sense of depth achieved in a work of art .

Texture

Chair painting

An element of art that refers to the way things feel, or look as if they might feel if touched

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2 years ago
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The shading on your charcoal portrait is really good.

2 years ago
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Thanks I take pride in my art