Shape

Shape

Mentor Artist for Shape

Shape Activities

Shapes are 2D elements created by joining lines together so they close. We talk about different types of shapes including:

  • Geometric shapes (squares, circles, stars, etc) vs organic / free form shapes (more irregular/uneven (e.g. a puddle, cloud, animal, etc)
  • Positive shapes (usually the subject matter within the artwork) vs negative shapes (the shapes in the background when you cut out the positive shape – the negative shape is essentially “space”)
  • Simple shapes vs complex shapes

Source: http://www.wcs.k12.mi.us/cousino/wcsart/Art%20Foundatons%20Site/shape.html

 

 

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