journal reflective 150 words
Choose one of the following prompts:
#2: Defining the Elements
Looking at art helps us to understand STYLE, the aesthetic values or physical techniques used in making art, and FORM, the way a work of art looks. We can look at art we may know nothing about and still appreciate it, even before we understand the symbols and meaning behind the work. All art contains one or more of the seven elements of art: line, color, shape, form, value, space, and texture. These are the basic building blocks of making art.
find a work of art to study and consider how the elements of art are present. Describe what you see. Write a short sentence for each of the elements. If you do not see that element, say “none present”. Do not refer to the subject matter, your perceived meaning of the work, the artist, or anything that is not visible in the work itself. This is more challenging than you might think!