Vertical- line Of potential action though it is not acting dynamic and forceful, suggestive of authority, dignity, majesty and balance Diagonal- line of action, the degree of action is determined by its angle Curved Line- show action, life and energy Quick Curve or small arc of circle is exuberant Slow curve or the arc of large circles suggest daintiness and grace A double curve that turns back on itself is an “S” shape Space -? Architecture is primarily an art of space and other art exist in space while n painting the most obvious technique in creating space are the various types of perspective Perspective is a technique for creating space. This is technical means by which we perceive distance in painting.
Examples: Linear, foreshortening aerial perspective Texture- has to do with the perception touch. It is the element that appeals to our sense Of feel Of things – Rough, smooth, bumpy or slippery Value – lightness and darkness ; Light given to the painting Volume – it is the quality of an object which enables us to know that it has thickness length and breadth – Two ways to perceive volume Contour lines that outlines or shapes objects o Lights and shadows – Paintings can suggest volume through the shadows and contour lines painted in and do not change – In sculpture, outline and shadows change when the viewer changes position Color – is one element inherent in any object of reality.
Color can express moods and suggest impression ; Three attributes of color o Hue – is the quality of color which distinguishes it from one color to another ; 3 Primary Hues- red, blue, yellow ; Secondary hues- green, orange, purple o Tint- can be achieved by mixing hue with white Shade- can be achieved by mixing black to a particular hue – Color Harmonies o Adjacent or analogous: green, yellow green, yellow o Complementary- any colors opposite each other: Red and Green o Split Complementary- hues opposite on each side Of its compliment: Green, red violet and red orange o Monochromatic- uses one hue but of different value o Accented neutral – any neutral color paired with any color in the color wheel: white and green Organization.