This course is an over view of the Elements and Principles of Art.
Elements of Art
Line: A mark made with a pointed, moving tool. Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, zigzag.
Value: The lightness or darkness of something.
Texture: The way something feels or looks like it feels.
Space: The empty area around objects (negative) or the area taken up by objects (positive)
Shape: Two-dimensional objects, measured by height and width.
Form: Tree-dimensional objects, measured by height, width and depth.
Color: The hue of and object.
*These are the basics on which art is made.
Principles of Design
Balance: The distribution of the visual weight of objects.
Emphasis: One part of the design that catches the viewer's attention.
Movement: The path the viewer's eyes take through a work of art.
Rhythm/Pattern: created when elements are repeated to create a feeling of organized movement.
Proportion: A size relationship between two or more objects.
Variety: Differences and contrasts in and art piece.
Unity: The feeling of harmony between all parts of an art piece. Feeling of completeness.
*These are how the artists incorporate the Elements into their artwork
Quizzes or Minor Projects: 35%
Tests or Major Projects: 25%