Elements of Art

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A long, narrow mark or stroke made on a surface. An imaginary path that has length but not width traced by a moving point.
a line, real or imagined (explicit or implicit), around which the material that composes an object appears to be organized.
the line that defines the edges of an object or a drawn or painted shape. Sometimes synonymous with outline.
the physical or psychological aspects of a line, expressed as an adjective (thin, jagged, flowing, straight, curved, etc.)
an area that has a defined or implied boundary and stands out because of differences of value, color, or texture from the surrounding elements
a clearly defined positive area with distinct edges (as opposed to an implied shape)
having qualities reminiscent of the human form; referring, however remotely, to the human form or human gestures.
Irregular shape that resembles the freely developed curves found in living organisms
stressing the use of curved lines
an oval shape like a stretched circle; a circle seen in perspective
a shape that appears related to geometry, such as a circle, square, triangle, polygon, etc.
a shape that does not physically exist but is suggested by dots, lines, areas, or their edges.
a shape lacking uniformity, such as a shape with varying angularity
having shape or form referential to biological structures, often refers to a shape used in references to free forms that represent living things that have irregular edges. (also bi
a shape with boundaries composed of straight lines and angles shapes whose boundaries usually consist entirely of straight lines
the physical or psychological aspects of a shape. expressed as an adjectives (biomorphic, geometric, chubby, etc)
an outline drawing especially of a recognizable figure or object, filled in with a solid color
the surface character of a material that can be experienced through touch or the illusion of touch.
a surface that can be experienced through the sense of touch
a created texture whose only source is in the imagination of the artist. it generally produces a decorative pattern and should not be confused with an abstract texture
a convincing copy or translation of an objects texture in any medium
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the relative degree of light or dark
relating to the differences of light and dark; the absence of color
the dark area that occurs on a surface as a result of something being placed between that surface and a light source
distribution of light and dark in a picture. a technique of representation that blends light and shade gradually to create the illusion of 3 dimensional objects in a space or atmos
the value demonstrated by a given color determined by the quantity of light reflected by the color
the gradual blending of one tone or color into another; shading
the portion or an object that from the observers, receives the greatest amount of light
the relative light and dark of a surface, seen in the objective world, that is independent of any effect created by the degree of light falling on it.
the sensation of light, radiance, or glow in an artwork
not transparent; not letting light pass through
gradation from dark to light on the surface of an object that gives the illusion of light striking the object and creating shadows
a specific unit of value on a grayscale or color scale between black and white
the quality of tones in a work of art
allowing light to pass through, but not defined objects
the quality of being seen through, such as glass
Conventional artistic elements of depiction that include: Line, tone, volume, pattern, shape, texture, color, composition, etc.
1) In 2-dimensional art, a shape that appears to stand out three-dimensionally from the space surrounding it or appears to create the illusion of a solid body of material. 2) In 3-
a repeated image, symbol, pattern, or theme within an art work or among a series of art works. Similar to a theme in musical composition
an area that is essentially two-dimensional having height and width. a flat or level surface. A 2-d surface which extends in a 3-d spatial direction.
made of, or dealing with, planes(as opposed to lines or volumes)
a measurable area of defined or occupied space that can be solid or hollow (such as the unoccupied space at the interior of a form, as in a vessel)

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Created Oct 21, 2009ReportNominate
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