Elements and Principles

Elements and Principles - The Visual Elements A. Line =...

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The Visual Elements A. Line = path of moving dot 1. Actual Line 2. Implied Line 3. Lines have different expressive qualities B. Form/Mass: A three-dimensional area with identifiable boundaries that has mass or volume 1. Actual Form /Mass is 3-Dimensional 2. Implied Form/Mass is 2-Dimensional Implied Form can be created through line, shading, modeling, perspective C. Shape: The area enclosed by an outline; the flat area created by lines, colors, and tones. Types of shapes: Geometric(circles, squares, triangles, ect.)&Amorphic (organic quality) D. Space: Actual ( open air around sculpture or architecture) Implied ( shown by size, color, and overlapping) E. Value: The gradual change of lightness or darkness, white to black, used to suggest roundness or depth and creates contrast of color. F. Color:
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2010 for the course ART 1107 taught by Professor Sachs during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

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