Art and Humanities Grades 1-5 Ms.

Monica Kelley


The path of a moving point at the edge of a flat shape. Direction pertains to the movement that a line may have or seem to indicate. Types of line refers to straight. this is called measure. horizontal. zigzag.Lines do have some width as well as length. curvy. diagonal. implied. and angular. or outline of a solid object. vertical. . Location refers to the placement of a line. It is longer than it is wider.

or texture. color. Shapes may stand out also by a difference of value. .Shape is a two-dimensional area made by connecting lines that establish the contour of an object. Shapes may be positive or negative. biomorphic or geometric.

as a second meaning. appears to have mass. It may also refer to the overall organization of the work of art.The three dimensional projection of a shape. . This element is frequently used in sculpture. dimension. it has volume.

The appearance of lights and darks found in a work of art. These range from black to white with numerous shades of gray in between. .

. creates moods. primary. cool. secondary. (warm. intermediate.The character of a surface created by the response of vision to the wavelength of light reflections. and affects emotions. and complementary). It identifies objects. analogous.

Texture can be real. .The roughness or smoothness of a surface. tactile(sandpaper). or illusion (looks soft. but not).

Shallow--foreground and Shallow--foreground background. or extended or deep in design. middle Deep--foreground. Space can be limited or shallow. Deep--foreground. and time. background. width. ground.Interval of measurable distance between prepreestablished points. volume. TwoTwodimensional space has height and width. ThreeThree-dimensional space has height. .