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Line: A continuous mark that can be used to define space, contours and outlines. Shape: An element of art that is an enclosed space defined by other art elements such as line, color and texture. Form: An element of art that encloses volume such as a cube, sphere, pyramid or cylinder.
A contour line defines the edges and surface ridges of an object. A contour line also creates a boundary separating one area from another.
Line art or line drawing is any image that consists of distinct straight or curved lines placed against a (usually plain) background, without gradations in shade (darkness) or hue (color) to represent two-dimensional or three-dimensional objects. One of the most fundamental elements of art is the line.
There are 5 main types of lines in art: vertical lines, horizontal lines, diagonal lines, zigzag lines, and curved lines. Other types of lines are simply variations of the five main ones.
Contour Lines: contours define the outer edges of a shape and any details inside, like creases or folds.
What feelings and moods do vertical lines usually suggest? The mood of vertical lines convey height, diginity, and stability.
Filters. A line in an artwork that is not physically there but suggested by points in the artwork.
This oblate spheroid shape helps indicate why there are lots of flattened disks out there. This rapid spinning, where centripetal forces overcome gravitational attraction that creates this shape. You can see it in black hole accretion disks, solar systems, and galaxies. Objects tend to form into spheres
The hexagon is the strongest shape known. It’s also one of the only shapes which tessellates perfectly (think tiles, if you tiled a wall with hexagons then there wouldn’t be any gaps.