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Art Elements & Design Principles

The building blocks of art & design...
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Margaret Souliere

on 22 August 2016

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Transcript of Art Elements & Design Principles

The building blocks of art & design
and how we put them together…

Art Elements
& Design Principles

Line
Shape
Form
Space

Art Elements...
the building blocks
of art & design

Color
Value
Texture

Converging Lines, Diverse Ideas
by Nerys Levy
A dot traveling through space forms a line
Line can have length, direction, width, curvature and color
LINE
Broken Pebbles by Andy Goldsworthy
Stompy by Chris Govias
Four Horsemen of the
Apocalypse
by Albrecht Durer
Examples of Line
Snow Flowers by Henri Matisse
When lines meet or cross over each other they form a closed area
Geometric, organic/irregular
Color or value can be added
2-D
SHAPE
Homage to the Square:
Dissolving/vanishing
by Joseph Albers
Polynesia by Henri Matisse
Geometric
Organic/Freeform
Large Upright Internal/External Form
by Henri Moore
3-D shapes that have length, width and depth
Take up physical space, you can hold/walk around
2-D artists create the illusion of form on a flat surface
FORM
David
by Michelangelo
Oval Sculpture
by Barbara Hepworth
Hand With
Reflecting Sphere
by MC Escher
The empty or open area around, above, below, between, or within objects
Positive space is the area filled by an object
Negative space is the area that surrounds an object
SPACE
Dylan by Milton Glaser
Jade by Rimi Yang
Mont-Sainte Victoire by Cezanne
Examples of Shape
Examples of Form
Examples of Space
Woman with Hat by Matisse
Light travels through space and bumps into objects. Color wavelengths get absorbed on surfaces and our eyes see this.

Has three characteristics: hue (red, blue, green, etc), value (darkness or lightness), intensity (brightness or dullness)
COLOR
Untitled
by Joseph Albers
Houses of Parliament by Monet
Through the Vines by Frieseke
Untitled
by Andy Goldsworthy
The gradation from light to dark.
VALUE
by Leger
by Marc Chagall
The surface quality of a material.
It can be real or implied/visual.
TEXTURE
Untitled by Justin Shull
Self Portrait
by Oscar Kockaska
by Gustav Klimt
Joie by Matt Stiffler
Of Palatial Creative
Variety & Emphasis
Harmony & Unity

Rhythm & Movement
Balance
Proportion

Design Principles…
the way we put the blocks together

by Leger
Rhythm: intentional, regular repetition of art elements to make a pattern

Movement: real or implied action
RHYTHM & MOVEMENT
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
by Albrecht Durer
Untitled
by Andy Goldsworthy
The way art elements are arranged to create a feeling of equilibrium
3 types: radial, symmetrical, asymmetrical
BALANCE
Polynesia by Henri Matisse
David by Michelangelo
The size relationships of one part to the whole
Also: the relationship between one part to another part.
PROPORTION
by Marc Chagall
Snow Flowers by Henri Matisse
Variety: Combining one or more art elements in a different way to create interest

Emphasis: Making an art element stand out more than others
VARIETY & EMPHASIS
Woman with Hat by Matisse
Joie by Matt Stiffler
Of Palatial Creative
Harmony: combining art elements to show the similarities of separate but related parts

Unity: total visual effect of carefully blending art elements and design principles together to create an effective composition
HARMONY & UNITY
Dylan by Milton Glaser
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