ART CLASS The visual elements

Bilingual Section

IES LLANERA

TEXTURE
Definition: The surface quality of materials, either actual (tactile) or implied (visual). The term is often misused to refer only to rough surfaces but this is not correct. All surfaces have texture. ACTIVITY 1
Identifying Textures: Answer the exercise given in the photocopy

TACTILE TEXTURE is the actual 3D feel of a texture. Tactile means touch. Painters like Van Gogh can use sand in their pant to get a texture on their painting. VISUAL TEXTURE refers to the illusion of the surface's texture. It is what tactile texture looks like (on a 2D surface). The textures you see in a photograph are visual textures. No matter how rough objects in the photograph look, the surface of the photograph is smooth and flat.

ACTIVITIES 2 & 3

2- Tactile texture:
Time 1 hour Materials Presentation that introduces texture (Blog Hello Plastica!) White or coloured card size A4 Scissors

ART CLASS The visual elements

Bilingual Section

IES LLANERA

Glue sticks Assorted “texture materials” such as cotton balls, sand, plastic, metal, sand paper, textured papers, leaves, pipe cleaners, paper towels, etc. Use materials that can be easily glued or taped with the masking tape. Procedure 1. Create 12 squares of 50X50 mm. using materials with different textures. 2. Stick them on the card and write below the name of the material that you have used.

3- Visual texture:
Time 1 hour Materials Presentation that introduces texture (Blog Hello Plastica!) White or coloured card size A4 12 squares of thin paper, 50 mm. each. Scissors Coloured pencils Felt tip pens Graphite pencils Tempera paint Piece of cloth Cotton balls Teeth brush Etc. Procedure 1. Create 12 squares of 50X50 mm. with white thin paper. 2. Make a different visual texture in each square, using different art techniques:
Rubbing (frottage) Painting with the fingers Painting with cotton Painting with a piece of cloth Print and stamp using different things Dripping painting, etc