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Shap es & Form s

Shapes

Shapesis an element of art that refers to an area clearly set off by one or more of the other element of art.

Shapes

Shapesare limited to two dimensions:

Length Width

Shapes

Two Classes of Shapes Geometric shapes Organic shapes

Shapes

Geometric Shapes look as though they were made by a ruler or drawing tool.

Shapes

Geometric Shapes examples:rectangle circle

squareTriangle Oval

Shapes

Organic Shapes is called free form. Shapes are not regular by even.

Shapes

Organic Shapes Shapes

are not regular by even. Their outline may be curved/angular, or they may be a

Shapes

Organic Shapes examples:Clouds

Pebble s

Forms

Formapplies to the over all design of a work of art.

Forms

Closed formis when the elements of a painting are contained with in the frame and lead the eyes back into the picture.

Forms

Closed formFra Angelico's painting can also serve as an example of closed form. The columns and the figures create vertical movement while the step and the general trend of the arch create horizontal

Forms

Open Formif facts of figures are to cut of by frame and we feel that the action extends out of the picture.

Forms

Open FormLiberty Leading the People by Eugene Delacroix. The diagonals created by the flow of the figures helps to break the painting out of its frame. It is easy to imagine the rest of the scene continuing on outside our view.

Architecture

Architectureis also concerned with shapes of planes, openings, and silhouettes of building forms.

Architecture

Architecturea. circle b. triangle c. squares

Architecture

Circlea series of points arranged equally and balanced about a point.

Architecture

Circle

Concentric circles in the ceiling of the San Diego Convention Center atrium.

Architecture

Trianglea plane figure that are bounded by 3 sides and having 3 angles.

Architecture

Triangle

Architecture

Square

a plane figure that has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.

Architecture

Square

Cubism Square Architecture Of Building

Forms

Regular Formsare those parts are related to one another in a consistent orderly manner. They are generally stable and symmetrical in about

Forms

Regular Forms solids Platonic

Forms

Irregular Formsare those whose parts are dissimilar and unrelated to one another. They are generally asymmetrical and dynamic.

Forms

Irregular Formsan exploration of the interactions and energy created by pushing three large irregular forms very close together.

Forms

Centralized Formsconsist of a number of secondary forms produce a dominant, central, and parent form.

Forms

Linear Formsare arranged sequently in a row or along a line.

Forms

Linear Forms

Forms

Radial Formsare compositions of linear form that extent outward central form in a radial manner.

Forms

Radial Forms

Forms

Grid Forms

are modular forms whose relationships are regulated by dimensional parallel lines.

Forms

Grid Forms

Shap es & Form s