7th Grade – Notes
The Elements of Art:
Line - Shape - Color - Value - Form - Space - Texture
Hue: another name for color.
Primary Colors (1st): (red, yellow, blue) three colors used to create all other colors.
Bonus: These colors can not be made by mixing any other colors.
Secondary Colors (2nd): (green, orange, purple) a color that is formed by mixing two primary colors.
Tertiary Colors (3rd): color formed by mixing a primary and a secondary color together.
Graffiti: also known as subway art
Bonus: Keith Haring, Taki 183, Banksy
Line – (Element of Art) a point moving in space
Value – (Element of Art) the lightness or darkness of tones or colors
Optical Illusion Art (Op Art) – art that deceives the eye/brainby appearing to be other than it is.
Horizon Line: 1)the viewer's eye line. 2) land meets sky
Vanishing Point: spot on the horizon line where all lines meet/disappear