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Elements and Principles of Art

Elements and Principles of Art

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Arts Group 8-B

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Line Shape Form Space Texture Value Color

referring to a continuous mark.Line. create an outline or pattern .is a basic element of art.can define a space. by a moving point . made on a surface.absolutely essential in creating art .


are limited to two dimensions: length and width . etc.have natural.circles.geometric or organic Geometric. rectangles. triangles. squares.Shape. less well-defined edges .is an enclosed space . Organic.

is a three-dimensional geometrical figure as opposed to a shape. cone. etc .Form. which is a two-dimensional or flat Examples: sphere. cube. cylinder.


Space.can be positive (white or light) or negative (black or dark).refers to distances or areas around. open or closed. between or within components of a piece . shallow or deep and two-dimensional or three-dimensional .

or the visual feel of a twodimensional work .Texture.is used to describe either the way a three-dimensional work actually feels when touched.

and a gray scale .becomes critical in a work which has no colors other than black. white.refers to the brightness or darkness of a color .Value.


is reflected back to the eye vividness of the color Value. Hue.lightness or darkness .means the name we give to a color 2. Intensity. striking an object.Color.is the element of art that is produced 3 properties to color 1. when light.refers to the strength and 3.

green. purple Tertiary colors.yellow. yellow-green .made by mixing two secondary colors .are the root of every other hue imaginable . blue.produced by mixing two primary colors in roughly equal quantities . blue-violet.Primary colors. red Secondary colors. blue-green.yellow-orange. red-orange. redviolet.orange.


2. 6. 5. 3. 7.1. 4. 8. Balance Movement Repetition (pattern) Contrast Emphasis (dominance) Unity Scale Variety .

when one side of a composition does not reflect the design of the other .is the way the elements are arranged to create a feeling of stability in a work Symmetrical.the parts of an image are organized so that one side mirrors the other Asymmetrical.Balance.


the illusion or suggestion of motion in a work of art such as a sculpture or painting .Movement.

sometimes creating a rhythm .Repetition.occurs when elements which have something in common are repeated regularly or irregularly.

Contrast.is the degree of difference between any design element .

center of interest .the focal point of an image. or when one area or thing stand out the most .Emphasis (dominance).

when all the elements and principles work together to create a pleasing image . consistency or integration .Unity.means oneness.

shapes and forms .means the size and weight of the objects.Scale.

the use of differences and change to increase the visual interest of the work .Variety.

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