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Art Teacher Mrs. Hendrickson

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Elements of Art Photography Assessment

Elements of Art Photography Assessment 1. Use the seven labeled templates. 2. Take a picture of something that illustrates each of the seven elements of art: Line, Shape, Color, Value, Texture, Space, and Form. Try and take a photograph with an interesting composition. Use your "artistic" eye! 3. Use the title button to add a box and type about what element you photographed and how the picture illustrates that element of art. Be sure to use evidence of what you see to support your thinking. Here is a description of the elements of art in case you need a reminder: Line: A mark with length, direction, and width. Created by a point that moves across the surface. Color: How light is reflected from a surface. Primary colors are red, yellow, blue. Secondary Colors are green, orange, violet. Shape: A closed line. Two dimensional. Shapes can be geometric like squares, triangles, circles. Shapes can be organic and irregular in outline like shapes found in nature. Value: The darkness or lightness of a surface. Value can be used to create the illusion of form by shading. Texture: The way a surface looks or feels. Visual texture or tactile texture. Space: The empty open area around or within an object. Positive space is the actual object. Negative space is the open area around the actual object. Artists use the illusion of space to show up close and far away in two-dimensional artwork. Form: Any three-dimensional object. A form can be measured from top to bottom (height), side to side (width), and front to back (depth). Artists suggest the illusion of form by using shading and value to make two-dimensional objects appear three-

5th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Art
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