Seven Elements of Visual Art: Lines, Patterns & Tones (Part II)

“No matter how much shape, or form, or texture, or tone, or line, or any of the visual elements are present, if they aren’t put to some purpose all you have is a picture about a visual element.” — Peter Glendinning 04 Lines Lines give the viewer a sense of direction to move their gaze alongContinue reading “Seven Elements of Visual Art: Lines, Patterns & Tones (Part II)”

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Seven Elements of Visual Art: Shape, Form & Texture (Part I)

“A writer must understand what nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and other word forms are, before putting them together in sentences that make sense to a reader. Similarly, an artist must understand the essential elements of design that must be put together to create a composition that will “make sense” to a viewer of their artwork.” —Continue reading “Seven Elements of Visual Art: Shape, Form & Texture (Part I)”