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The area between and around objects - real ___ is 3D. The feeling/illusion of this can be created in 2D artwork
Arranging the elements of a composition so that they hold together with a sense of completeness
The part of the composition that catches the viewer's attention, differentiating the more important from less important parts of the piece
Refers to differences in values, colors, textures, and other elements to achieve emphasis and contrast
The repetition of an object or symbol all over the artwork. This may be achieved by the repitition/combination of lines, colors and shapes
Created when one or more elements of art are use repeatedly to create a feeling of organized movement
Rule of Thirds
Technique which guides you in creating an interesting composition. Rule of thumb taking a rectangular shape and dividing it into thirds
The appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer (tricks the eye into seeing depth on a flat surface)
Backgrounds seem fuzzy, gray and distant. Colors are not as vibrant as in foreground. It is a useful artistic tool for showing distance, especially in a painting
Where an object in the foreground is drawn dramatically shorter than it is in real life to show depth
Actual or imaginary line in art representing the point at which water or land seems to end and the sky begins
Objects in the background appear to be very small, especially the farther away it is
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