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Copy of LINE: Elements of Art

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Transcript of Copy of LINE: Elements of Art

LINES
STRAIGHT LINES
Lines
Line - is a mark on a surface that describes a shape or outline.
It can create texture and can be thick and thin.

a horizontal line
Example: Horizon Line
Vertical Lines
- poise, alertness, balance, equilibrium, firmness, strength

DIAGONAL LINES
Berthe Morisot | Musée d’Orsay, Paris
JAGGED LINES
BROKEN LINES
CURVED LINES
CURVED LINES
- grace and beauty
Maranao Okir
Drawing With Lines
LINES IN ARCHITECTURE
1. the general orientation of a building or structure which manifests a predominant line
2. the external design of the building
3. the ornamental design of interiors
4. ground plan of a building which shows the management of volume and space following social, political and aesthetic values
LINE IN SCULPTURE
1. has to do with contour lines that change with the point of view of the moving viewer
2. found in the general orientation or directional thrust of the figure
3. found in the form of incised or raised designs and patterns on the body of the sculpture
1. Classical Ballet
2. Traditional Asian Dances

LINES IN DANCE
THE END.
Danaë by Rembrandt
Rizal Monument in Madrid Spain
Straw-Trimmed Vase,
Sugar Bowl and Apples
Paul Cézanne
Hanging a Poem on a Cherry Tree (Japan, Edo period -1868 -1615)
by Ishikawa Toyonobu
Contour Lines
Apartment Rows: Horizontal Orientation
European Gothic Cathedrals: Vertical Orientation
San Sebastian Church, Manila
Betis Church, Pampanga
Daraga Church, Albay
Interior of San Agustin Church
Mondrian
Lines combine with color to make shapes
Vincent Van Gogh
Cross Hatching
Crosshatching is the
drawing of two layers
of hatching at right-angles
to create a mesh-like pattern.
Multiple layers in varying
directions can be used to create textures.
Contour Lines

the line which defines
a form or edge - an outline.
Characteristics
of line are:
Width
Thick, Thin, tapering,
uneven
Length:

Long, Short,
continuous,
broken
Direction
horizontal, vertical,
diagonal, curling,
and zigzag
Outlines
Lines made by the
edge of an object
or its silhouette
Gesture lines
lines that are energetic and catches the moment and gestures of an active figure
What kind
of Lines
do you see?
Types of Lines
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