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Elements & Principles of Art/Design: Line/Texture
Transcript of Elements & Principles of Art/Design: Line/Texture
Something that connects 2 points
Lines which are not really there
For example… if there are rocks lined up in a row, our eye reads them as a line (even though its not really there)
Lines are not restricted just to objects… Light and shadows can also create lines
What image/objects will provide lines for you to photograph?
The tactile quality of an object
The surface of an object that can be felt and described
What kind of textures are there?
Texture is shown in photographs by the way light falls on an object.
Close ups of objects
Painters use texture by applying thick layers of paint, or gouging a surface as a means to express mood or atmosphere.
Photographers use texture to describe an object’s surface quality and thereby better communicate an idea, message or theme.
Youth or old age
Hard or soft
It has the ability to attract and hold attention (provides interest)
Texture can be used to unify an image- the repetition of textured areas can help to “pull” a composition together
Can give the illusion of space
Let's Take a Look
at some Photos
Developed Around LINES
Let's take a look
at some photographs
developed around TEXTURES
The Elements & Principles of Art/Design
Elements of Art
A composition's individual visual parts
Tangible parts of a visual image
Principles of Art
More abstract than the elements of art
Ideas that help to organize the elements into successful pictures
Help you to enhance your photos
Helps you to understand why you like/dislike a photo
Help you to communicate an idea/emotion, or an experience to the viewer
Tools that allow you to create not just ordinary photographs...
they help you to create
Principles of Art/Design
Give a sense of MOVEMENT
for the viewers eye
Give pathways/direction that LEAD a viewers eye
Simply adds interest