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line, shape, form,color, texture, value, space
seven elements of design
sphere, cube, cylinder, cone
four basic forms
where one element stands out from another
contrast
refers to lightness and darkness
value
an extended dot
line
cutting out a frame for a picture
matting
gluing down of pictures
mounting
the brightness and dullness of color
intensity
the surface quality (rough or smooth)
texture
texture that you can see
visual
texture that you can touch
tactile
the bottom of the picture
foreground
the top of the picture
background
a compressed piece of paper that is in the shape of a pencil used to blend pencil
blending stump
a handy device that isolates an area form its surroundings
viewfinder
a series of dots put closer together for dark values and further apart for lighter values
stippling
a notebook that could be a fascinating illustrated diary. it helps improve your skills in drawing and general observation.
sketchbook
when one shaded area is merged into another shaded area. this can be done with a blending stump, finger, paper towel, etc.
blending
this is a form of shading. uses two or more sets of contour lines that are stroked in different directions and intersect.
crosshatcing
a form of speed drawing. fast drawing like this shows movement.
gesture drawing
smooth transition from light to dark tones
gradation
tiny brilliant reflection of light
highlighting
the primary use is to remove the artists mistakes. there are many kinds: pink pearl, kneaded, paper-wrapped, plastic, liquids, and electric.
erasers
the basis for all other mediums
pencil
lines that precisely follow the curves and planes of an object.
contour lines
drawn side by side in such a manner as to form a rippling pattern
wavy lines
is mark that loops and twists about in a loose, whimsical manner.
scribble lines
are similar to contour and crosshatch lines in that they generally flow with the contour of the object. however, instead of being placed side by side as contour lines are, these type of lines are free to cross over each other at random.
crisscross lines
should be as straight as the human hand can draw them, extending in the same direction and stopping short of actually crossing over one another.
parallel lines
4 advantages of pencil
1. portable
2. economical
3. trains you to observe correctly and to become more aware.
4. it improves the dexterity of your mind and hands.
what does the pencil scale begin and end with?
9-H thru 6-B
a resin solution tha is available in a spray can and is designed to prevent the pencil from smudging
fixatives
a small, brief sketch
thumbnail sketch
bearing down makes darker tone, letting up makes lighter tone
pencil pressure
the objects are sitting in front of the artist. (books, fruit, vases, flowers, etc.)
still life drawing
a drawing showing the outdoors that includes the sky, land, trees, etc.
landscape drawing
used to clean or sharpen the blending stump
sandpaper
a transparent paper
tracing paper
a soft pencil that gives the darkest value
ebony pencil
a type of art where objects look real
realism
the realtion of one part to another
proportion
when ink or paint is watered down
wash
a drawing where you keep your eyes on the subject while your pencil stays on the paper.
contour drawing