THE ELEMENTS OF ARTLINE . COLOR . VALUE . SHAPE . FORM . TEXTURE . SPACE
Artists use elements like line, color and shape as tools to build works of art. You can learn about the Elements of Art through the power of the internet. The links below will get you started!
- Explore Lines - The Artist's Toolkit allows you to watch, find, and create different kinds of lines.
- Line Design - Learn all about lines and then practice drawing your own lines!
- Sketch Pad - Use this digital canvas to create your unique work of art!
COLOR AND VALUE
- Artist's Toolkit Encyclopedia: Color - An in-depth guide to learning about color.
- The Artist's Toolkit: Warm and Cool Colors - Explore warm and cool colors using the Artist's Toolkit!
- Explore Value - The Artist's Toolkit will teach you all about tints and shades!
- Complementary Colors - Learn about complementary colors using the Artist's Toolkit!
- Fancy Colors Quiz - Try to match the ordinary color name to the fancy color name.
- What Color Am I Thinking Of? - Take this color quiz and try to figure out what color is being described.
SHAPE AND FORM
- Lizzy Visits the Sculpture Garden - An animated musical story
- Matisse's Pieces - Use paper cutouts in organic shapes like Henri Matisse to create your own artwork.
- Sculpture Machine - This machine will show you sculptures from around the world!
- Art Encyclopedia: Texture - Discover the different types of texture.
- How Does it Feel? - Visit the Spencer Museum of Art and learn about how texture affects how you feel about a work of art.