Line The basic unit of any image that

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Line: The basic unit of any image that has both length and direction. The

Line: The basic unit of any image that has both length and direction. The direction of a line can convey moods or feelings the artist is trying to convey • Curved -- gentleness • Straight -- directness and clarity • Vertical ( tall ) -- dignity • Horizontal -- calm and tranquility • Diagonal -- action and energy • Thick -- strength • Thin -- weak or delicate • Smooth, rough, soft, dull, shiny -- pleasant or unpleasant; can have a dramatic effect • Light or dark • Continuous or broken 1

Horizontal Lines: Horizontal lines are calm and quiet 2

Horizontal Lines: Horizontal lines are calm and quiet 2

Vertical Lines Vertical lines suggest movement 3

Vertical Lines Vertical lines suggest movement 3

Vertical Lines Tall buildings - often convey power and strength 4

Vertical Lines Tall buildings - often convey power and strength 4

Jagged Lines Suggest motion or tension. 5

Jagged Lines Suggest motion or tension. 5

Diagonal Lines 6 suggest movement

Diagonal Lines 6 suggest movement

Movement 7

Movement 7

Curved Lines 8 suggest gentleness

Curved Lines 8 suggest gentleness

Perspective A system for creating an illusion of depth or threedimensional space on a

Perspective A system for creating an illusion of depth or threedimensional space on a two dimensional surface. Linear perspective Atmospheric perspective (hazy effect/detail/color value) Isometric Perspective

Perspective Size of Trees Size of trees Size of house

Perspective Size of Trees Size of trees Size of house

Perspective 11

Perspective 11

Use of Perspective The Crevasse – The Making of Street Art

Use of Perspective The Crevasse – The Making of Street Art

Proportion The comparative relationship between parts of a visual. 13

Proportion The comparative relationship between parts of a visual. 13

Scale The size or apparent size of an object seen in relation to other

Scale The size or apparent size of an object seen in relation to other objects, people, or its environment. How is scale used in this photograph? La Jument Lighthouse, 1989

Scale 15

Scale 15

Shape A space that is enclosed by a line. Almost anything can be shown

Shape A space that is enclosed by a line. Almost anything can be shown using three basic shapes: squares, circles, and triangles. 16

Texture The quality or feeling of an object’s surface, such as roughness or smoothness.

Texture The quality or feeling of an object’s surface, such as roughness or smoothness. Through the skilled use of lines and dots in visual images, texture can be “felt” with the eyes. 17

Symbolism 18

Symbolism 18

Symbolism 19

Symbolism 19

Symbolism 20

Symbolism 20

Body Position 21

Body Position 21

Body Position and Facial Expression 22

Body Position and Facial Expression 22

Body Positioning 23

Body Positioning 23

Facial Expression and Hand Gestures 24

Facial Expression and Hand Gestures 24

words should be analyzed for font (i. e. is it in a childish form

words should be analyzed for font (i. e. is it in a childish form of writing, or is it more sophisticated? ) and also for connotation (extra meanings a word comes to have. ) 25

Mood

Mood

Theme 27

Theme 27