|DAY 1||ART 101|
BEGINNING WITH THE BASICS
To understand the significance of these elements, think of them as the building blocks of art. If this metaphor is too broad, you might choose to imagine them as components of a visual language; when skillfully arranged, they come together to create a cohesive message.
Although not every piece of art incorporates each element, we rely heavily on this collection of terms when describing and dissecting art. Knowing the elements will help you understand why an artist has made certain decisions, as well as how you can build your own art from the ground up. Below you’ll find each ...