The Basic Elements of Art

The Building Blocks of Making a Good Composition

Step One: Recognize, Learn and Recite

LINE
SPACE
SHAPE
VALUE
TEXTURE
COLOR
FORM

Turn to your partner and recite the BEA without pausing. If you partner feels you were successful, they will write YOUR name on the board.

List and Then Draw 10 different types of Lines

Trade drawings with your partner and underneath each line doodle, describe the type line it is.