Please enjoy This page on the elements of art by clicking on the image below. Once you enter the room click around to learn more!

Use the drop arrows below to learn more about each of the elements of art.


In geometry, a line can be defined as a straight one- dimensional figure that has no thickness and extends endlessly in both directions. It is often described as the shortest distance between any two points.


SHAPE is the external form or appearance characteristic of someone or something; the outline of an area or figure.


FORM is described as any three-dimensional object. ... Form may be created by the combining of two or more shapes. It may be enhanced by tone, texture or color.


Space refers to the area within, around, above or below an object or objects. It is important to creating and understanding both two dimensional or three dimensional works of art. With three dimensional art the space things occupy is real as is the space around object.


Texture refers to the surface quality in a work of art. ... Some things feel just as they appear; this is called real or actual texture. Some things look like they are rough but are actually smooth. Texture that is created to look like something it is not, is called visual or implied texture.


Value, also sometimes referred to as tone, is the relative lightness and darkness of an object. It has nothing to do with the price of the design!


Color theory is the practice of combining and mixing colors in art, aestetics, and design. ... In the traditional color theory, primary colors cannot be derived from the combination of any other color and, in return, these colors constitute all other colors. Secondary colors – are green, orange, and purple.

Enjoy this video on the color wheel.