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This lesson will explore line as an element of composition

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This tutorial discusses line as an element of composition.

Terms to Know
Contour Line

A line drawn to indicate the edge of a form.

Curvilinear Line

Consisting of curved lines.

Expressive Line

A line that seems to be an expression of the artist’s emotions.

Gestural Line

A line that emphasizes the gesture of the hand, it is often also expressive.

Rectilinear Line

Consisting of straight lines.