Dots and strokes which show motion and connect two points. May be vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, straight, zigzag, or show emotion.
Area enclosed when both sides of a line meet. Shapes can be geometric or organic.
What is between objects, also, known as negative space.
Shows an object in space, the mass or positive space it occupies. The term usually used when describing 3-D objects.
The lightness or the darkness of an object or color. Often used with drawings requiring shading.
Hue. May be complementary, analogous, primary, secondary, tertiary or part of a colorwheel
The feel, real, or implied; of an object or its surface.
The feeling of wholeness or the parts belonging together, which we accomplish by employing the elements and principles of art correctly.
When one area in work of art stands out more than another. The part that catches your attention first and it can be any of the elements, color, line etc.
The use of different lines, shapes, and colors in a piece of work.
A difference created in a work of art. often uses the principle of rhythm to achieve this.
The motion created in a work of art, often uses the principle of rhythm to achieve this.
The repetition of lines, shapes, or color to create a feeling of movement.