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Notes on Line. Please write all notes that are in the color red. Also draw images that will help you remember the these words and meanings. Your notes may be used in the future so keep them in a safe place. One of the Elements of Art LINE. A line begins when two dots are put together.
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Notes on Line Please write all notes that are in the color red. Also draw images that will help you remember the these words and meanings. Your notes may be used in the future so keep them in a safe place.
Line is an element of art that is the path of a moving point through space. Artists use line to lead your eyes through a work of art. When you see a line, your eyes usually follow its movement. Art work by:Yvonne Jacquett. Town of Skowhegan, Maine V. 1988. Oil on canvas. 78 x 64”
Eddward Hopper. Early Sunday Morning, and The NightHawks Cave.1930. Oil on canvas. Strong horizontal lines create a sense of calm on this empty street. As you look at this painting, you get the feeling that everyone is sleeping peacefully.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959). Falling Water(Kaufmann House), 1936. Bear Run, Pennsylvania. He used construction materials that blend well with nature.
1.Vertical lines move straight up and down. They do not lean at all. A vertical line is perpendicular to the top and bottom of the page.
2. Horizontal lines are parallel to the horizon. The red line is the horizon.
5 Basic Kinds of Lines • vertical • horizontal • diagonal • curved • zigzag.
5. Zigzag lines are made from connected diagonal lines that change direction suddenly.
LINE TYPES • STRUCTURE LINES • OUTLINES • CONTOUR LINES • GESTURE LINES • SKETCH LINES • CALLIGRAPHY
STRUCTURE LINES Structural lines are the lines that hold a design together.
Structural Lines: Joseph Stella. The Voice of the City of New York Interpreted: The Bridge1920-1922. Oil and tempera on canvas (88” x 54”). This painting of the Brooklyn Bridge is done in structure lines. Which of these basic lines did he use? (vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, zigzag)
Outline is a line drawn around the perimeter of a two dimensional object.
Contour Line is the line which defines a form or edge, however it does include lines that imply a three dimensional look.
In Matisse's The Desert Harmony in Red - he played with the notion of implied line by leaving out the edges of the table. Painted in 1908 by the French artist Henri Matisse.
Sketch Lines Sketch lines can be drawn veryquickly, but they sometimes have a finishedappearance. Try doing a quick sketch of something small like a persons eye.