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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