foreground, middle ground, and back ground
• In a 2-d work of art: three divisions (_______, _______, _______)
- Linear perspective
- Varying the sizes
- Placement of shapes (foreground, background?)
- Overlapping shapes
- Arial perspective
- Diminishing details
• Ways to create space in a 2-d work of art:
- is the tactile feel of any surface, the roughness or smoothness experienced through the sense of touch.
- is a technique in painting that uses tones, shades, shadows and highlights to create the illusion of three dimensions on two dimensional media.
a candle or torch, divine light, showing the sun or shadows and vibrant color changes.
• Ways to show value in a 2-d work of art:
1. Dominance/Emphasis -
is one feature within a work of art that first catches the viewer's eye; the focal point.
placement of shapes (foreground, off-center), contrasting elements, brilliant color, value changes, repetition of elements.
• Ways to create emphasis:
symmetrical (same on two sides), asymmetrical (no symmetry anywhere), radial (centered)
• Three Types of Balance:
3. Repetition/movement -
is the repeating of elements to create a sense of movement and lead the viewer's eye throughout the design.
4. Contrast/variety -
refers to the use of opposing elements within a composition, such as line, color, shape, texture and value.
• ALWAYS ASK YOURSELF - WHAT CONTRASTING LINES ARE VISIBLE; CONTRASTING SHAPES; CONTRASTING TEXTURES; CONTRASTING COLORS?