Elements of Art: Line
Line is a moving point. It marks the distance between two points and can be straight or curved. Lines create shape and form. There are a few different types and variations of lines. These types and variations of lines can be used to create anything!
Types of Line:
Line in Art at Cascadia
Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944)
Untitled, circa 1905
Ink on paper
Collection of Lee and Elizabeth Rose Stanton
This piece by Charles Dana Gibson uses line to create shape, depth, value, and form. Below we can see examples of all different types of lines, and we have highlighted just a few.
Red: Straight & Zig Zag
Art Project: Exploring Line through Hand Art
Hand art is a project that is always close to home! This project gives us the opportunity to explore the art element of line. Thin, thick, dotted, sketchy- they are just a few examples that can be tried.