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Elements and Principles of Art

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of Art
Elements of Art
*Shapes/ Forms
Line is a liner mark. Line may be two-or three-dimensional, descriptive, implied, or abstract.
A shape is a self contained defined area of geometric or organic form. Form is a three-dimensional and encloses volume; includes height, width AND depth (as in a cube, a sphere, a pyramid, or a cylinder).
An element of art by which positive and negative areas are defined or a sense of depth achieved in a work of art.
Texture is the surface quality of a shape - rough, smooth, soft hard glossy etc. Texture can be physical (tactile) or visual.
Color is made up of three properties: hue, value, and intensity.
Value is the lightness or darkness of a color. Value is also called Tone
*Rhythm / Movement
*Proportion / Scale
Pattern refers to the repetition or re occurrence of a design element, exact or varied, which establishes a visual beat.
Rhythm or movement refers to the suggestion of motion through the use of various elements.
Rhythm / Movement
Proportion is the size relationship of parts to a whole and to one another. Scale refers to relating size to a constant, such as a human body.
Proportion / Scale
Balance is the impression of equilibrium in a pictorial
or sculptural composition. Balance is often referred to as symmetrical,
asymmetrical, or radial.
Unity is achieved when the components of a work of art are perceived as harmonious, giving the work a sense of completion.
Emphasis refers to the created center of interest, the place in an artwork where your eye first lands.
Works Cited

"Chronicle Books Blog." » Michael Carabetta. N.p., 16 Apr. 2012. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.chroniclebooks.com/blog/author/michael-carabetta/>.

"Critiques - Ashley Petroff Photography." Ashley Petroff Photography. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Aug. 2012. <http://ashleypetroff.weebly.com/critiques.html>.

"Digital Fine Art Photography." Digital Fine Art Photography. N.p., May 2010. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://dfapwhitney.blogspot.com/>.

"The Elements of Art – Space." Trent Sizemore Photography. N.p., 5 Aug. 2012. Web. 29 Aug. 2012. <http://www.trentsizemore.com/elements-of-art/the-elements-of-art-space/>.

"Jmartinez." » Grand Central. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Aug. 2012. <http://www.jmrtnz.com/?p=54>.

"Journey Photographic." Journey Photographic. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Aug. 2012. <http://journeyphotographic.com/2011/03/14/travel-photography-tip-4-negotiate-up-front/>.

"Lesleigharratia." Lesleigharratia. N.p., 18 Jan. 2011. Web. 29 Aug. 2012. <http://lesleigharratia.wordpress.com/2011/01/18/rhythm-and-movement/>.

"News." Barton College » Blog Archive » 2010 Senior Art Exhibition “Seven” Scheduled to Open April 17 in the Barton Art Galleries. N.p., 2012. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www2.barton.edu/news/collegenews/?p=974>.

"Rope Textures - Photograph at BetterPhoto.com." BetterPhoto.com. N.p., 2004. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=628083>.

"Scale Photography." Scale Photography. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.mrgoldmansartroom.com/scale-photography.html>.

"Unity... - Created by Karaflazz." Unity... Picture For: Ideologies Photography Contest. Karaflazz, 2011. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.pxleyes.com/photography-picture/4b8d75fed90ac/Unity---.html>.
-Group up!
-Go outside and take photos around campus that relate to the elements and principles listed on your term sheet.
-Assign a group leader. (In charge of uploading images)
-Save image as (elementsprinciplesgroupnumber)
-Upload your images and save to a group leaders server.
-Create a power point using your pictures.
-Create a title page, and include the element or principles definition with each picture..
-Upload power point to the Digital Drop Box and group leaders server.


-Elements and principles of art

-Outdoor Pictures!


-Look for 2 elements
and principles

-25 mins

-Back to learn how to save!

Mica Angela Hendricks
Be creative...DUHHH
Use color pencils to finish your design
Cut your image out
Write your name on the back!
Keep in your folder (WE WILL USE THESE AGAIN
Creative Mistakes......
Stop Motion
Used to designate the common name of a color and to indicate its position in the spectrum or on the color wheel.

The addition of white to a color
The addition of black to a color.
The addition of gray to a color.

The brightness or purity of a color.
A pure color is in its brightest form and is most intense.

Value refers to the lightness or darkness of a color.
Color Vocabulary
1.Subject matter
2.Visual content
3.Historical content
4.Emotional content
Subject Matter
Visual Content

Historical Content
Emotional Content

-How does it make you feel?
* Here/Library Images
*Find each Principle
*Saving photos!
*EXTRA CREDIT: Finding pictures of Elements and Principles on your own time!
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