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Elements of Art
Transcript of Elements of Art
Let's Begin with a Review of What the Elements Are...
Let's Sing the Elements of Art Song!
Elements of Art Song
(Sing the Chorus)
Remember: I may decide to have a table/group competition to see who can sing it best!
The most basic of all of the elements
Can be bold, horizontal, vertical, diagonal, curved, zig-zagged, implied
Can be geometric or organic
Basic shapes (circle, square, ...)
Free-forming, natural shapes
amoeba (make connection to science class)
Can be implied in 2D works through strong use of value (shading and textures, giving the illusion that the piece is three-dimensional)
The area between, within, or around something in an artwork
Space can be positive (white/light) or negative (black/dark)
Space is created by the use of:
color (cool colors recede, warm colors advance)
Space can be depicted in the foreground, middle ground, and background
Types of Color:
: red, blue, yellow
: green, orange, purple
: primary + secondary (equal mix of a primary and a secondary color) - "aka: Intermediate"
: colors opposite one another on color wheel (green/red, orange/blue, purple/yellow)
Elements of Art
"Space is the breath of art."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
warm colors advance
cool colors recede
The way something feels or looks as if it feels
How light or dark a hue appears
: increased by adding black
: increased by adding white
What elements do you see in Mondrian's piece?
What elements do you see in Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa?
Which element represents the shading in this piece?
Which element is most prominent in Michelangelo's David sculpture?
Why would an artist use value in their artwork?
Which drawings are more realistic? Why?
Now, what are the seven elements again?
Chant/sing them 3 times