Drawing Line Words
Terms in this set (19)
the path of a moving point. this defines the edges of shape and forms. (In nature there really is not a line.)
the thing you are looking at, figure
the area around the thing you're looking at, not "it", ground
3 Properties of Line
1. Direction 2.Measure 3.Quality
line property that shows which way a line is drawn
calm, resting, peaceful, tranquility, repose, horizon line (direction)
structured, organized, rigid, aspiring, intellectual (direction)
action, movement, menacing, dynamic (like arrows) (direction)
line property that shows how thick, thin, short, long; even a dot is a line.
shows different emotional qualities
shows the edges of shapes and forms being drawn (like a coloring book); the outside edge only.
shows the edges of shapes as well as 3 dimensional qualities- all the planar surfaces (defines form and volume of the object)
indicates action and physical movement, it is done quickly; it is loose and lacks detail.
parallel lines, used to describe value, closely spaced for darker values and farther apart for lighter values.
application of a second set of lines at an angle to the first.
refers to the artistic or artist's materials (what they use)
pencil, colored pencil, crayon, pastels, charcoal, conte, crayon, oil pastel
marker, ink, pens, paint, etc.