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Space and Volume

Space and Volume

Author: Erin Aldana
Description:

This lesson will explore how artists depict space and volume in works of art.

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Citations

Virgin of the Rocks, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leonardo_da_Vinci_-_Virgen_de_las_Rocas_(Museo_del_Louvre,_c._1480).jpg, Lady with an Ermine, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dama_z_gronostajem.jpg, Durer Last Supper, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Albrecht_D%C3%BCrer_-_The_Last_Supper_-_WGA7259.jpg, Michael Heizer, Double Negative, Photo by Retis, Creative Commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/85264217@N04/7841453092/

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Modeling (2- D)

    The use of line and shadow to create the illusion of roundness and depth.

  • Hatching

    The use of parallel straight lines, particularly in printmaking and drawing, to indicate shadow and depth.

  • Cross- hatching

    The use of lines that cross over, particularly in printmaking and drawing, to indicate shadow and depth.

  • Negative space

    The space between two objects.