Shape Fina

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yourmomhaslice
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Shape Fina
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2013-02-04 11:03:17
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Second exam for drawing
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  1. Shape
    flat, enclosed area.

      -An area enclosed by a line.

      -A closed path.
  2. CURVILINEAR
    • shapes
    • whose boundaries usually consist entirely of curved lines.
  3. RECTILINEAR
    • shapes
    • whose boundaries usually consist entirely of straight lines.
    • can appear clean, simple, modern or   cold, utilitarian and sterile.
  4. Geometric shapes
    Related to geometry. Usually simple and regular
  5. Organic Shapes
    • Commonly
    • found in nature, such

    •   as
    • plants, animals, sea and sky
  6. Positive/Negative Shape Integration
    Concerned with HOW the

    subject fills the format and

    what kind of negative shapes

    • are
    • created around the subject
  7. Positive Negative Shape Reversal
    • An
    • arrangement in which the positive and negative shapes alternatively command
    • attention
  8. Enclosure
    • the artist has the option of showing the
    • entire scene or a portion that continues beyond the format.
  9. OPEN composition
    • has
    • the subject interacting with the edges of the format. Completion of the design
    • is implied beyond the format.
  10. CLOSED composition
    • has
    • the subject entirely contained within the format with “air”
    • space all around the subject.

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