Elements of Art
adapted from the official glossary of the State of California.
The quality of light reflected from an object. Examples: red, orange, blue, etc.
A three-dimensional object or the illusion of three dimensions
A point moving in space. It can vary in width, length, curvature, color, or direction.
An enclosed two-dimensional area or plane.
The area between, around, above, below, or contained within objects. Can be positive or negative.
The surface quality of materials, either actual (tactile) or implied (visual).
Lightness or darkness of a hue or neutral color.
In a composition, the main thing.
In a composition, all of the remaining space around the main thing.
another word for color.
how concentrated a color is, also called intensity.
describing shapes like squares, rectangles or circles.
describing shapes like blobs, trees or rocks
the color of light. Red, green and blue are the primaries.
the color of objects. Red, blue and yellow are the primaries.
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