Elements of Art and Design

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Line

Path of moving point, defines shapes & creates feelings. Can vary in depth, width and direction. Can have characteristics and qualities.

Value (tone)

Graduations of light to dark.

Tint

lightness of color

Shade

darkness of color

texture

surface quality of object or material.

tactile

actual

perceived

visual (we can see or imagine)

Shape

lines enclosing space creates shapes. Shape: 2D, organic, inorganic, free-form, geometric, open, closed flat, neutral

Form

3D value or illusion of 3D mass

Pattern

a repeated combination of any element of art and design. Repetition of color, lines, shapes, etc

Color

visual sensation depending on reflection and absorption of light from a surface.

Primary colors

red, yellow, blue

Secondary colors

green, orange, violet

intermediate colors

RO, YO, RV, BV, BG, VG,

complementary colors

opposite on the color wheel

Monochromatic colors

change by adding different amounts of white and black.

space

-Foreground
-Middleground
-Background

negative space

empty area around subject

positive space

subject

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