elements of art

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kimkrak
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309515
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elements of art
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2015-10-12 11:40:03
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art quiz 3
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  1. form
    • is three-dimensional and encloses volume.
    • some examples include cubes, spheres, and cylinders.
  2. line
    refers to the continuous mark made on the surface by a moving point.

    It may be two-dimensional (example: a pencil mark on paper),

     three-dimensional (example: a wire in space);

    or implied (example: the edge of a shape/form)
  3. shape
    • is an enclosed space defined be other elements of art.
    • they may be two-dimensional or three-dimensional.
  4. color
    • has 3 properties
    • 1. hue is the name of the color (ex: red, yellow).
    • 2. intensity is the purity of strength of the color (ex: brightness, dullness).
    • 3. Value is the lightness or darkness of the color.
  5. Texture
    • is the surface quality or "feel" of object (ex: roughness, smoothness, or softness).
    • May be implied or actual.
  6. Space
    • refers to the distance or area between, around, above, or within things.
    • It can be both two-dimensional and three-dimensional.
  7. Value
    • describes the lightness or darkness of a color.
    • Value is used to show volume.

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