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Art Elements

Questions about the elements and principles of art

What feeling does a horizontal line display? Calm, relaxed, and comfortable
What line displays this feeling: dignity, strength, power, and formality? Vertical Lines
What feeling does a diagonal line display? Movement, action, and excitement
What line displays this feeling: action, nervous excitement, and confusing motion? Zig-Zag Lines
What feeling does a curved line display? Graceful, flowing movement
What line suggests where you should look? Implied
What are geometric shapes? Shapes that look like, or are made with a ruler.
Wha type of shape has it's own type of lines and isn't a real shape? (Not straight lines) Organic
What is one way to show space and how do you use it? Overlapping: Have two elements overlapping each other
What is another way to show space and how do you use it? Size Changes: Have something look like it is moving farther away.
What is another way to show space and how do you use it? Placement: The objects closer to the bottom of the page are bigger than the ones on the top of the paper.
What are the 6 Principles of Design? Variety, emphasis, contrast, movement, pattern, and rhythm.
What does variety mean? Changing elements to create interest.
What does emphasis mean? Making an element stand out.
What does contrast mean? Created by using elements that conflict with one another so they stand out.
What does movement mean? Creating the look and feel of action and to guide the viewer's eye through a work of art.
What does pattern mean? A consistent use of repetition of one or more elements of art.
What does rhythm mean? Is created by repeating an element to make a work seem active or to suggest movement.
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