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Representing emotions and abstract concepts with line
worksheet | all ART-I lessons
Objectives: Students learn about Line as an Element of Art and emotional qualities of line.
Essential questions:
1. Can a line represent emotions, sounds and other concepts?
2. What are the two types of line?
3. Does color help to express adstract concepts?

Assignment details

Using only abstract lines, create a design, that would represents the following concepts:

a sound of an approaching train
a taste of a hot pepper
a smell of a fresh baked apple pie
a feeling of loneliness
a feel of a lamb skin
a sound of an alarm clock at 5:30 am

Do not draw the objects, draw sounds, smells, feelings, and tastes!

Examples

a sound of an approaching train a taste of a hot pepper a smell of a fresh baked apple pie
a feeling of loneliness a feel of a lamb skin a sound of an alarm clock at 5:30 am
Examples below are from this book R. & J. Wilde
Visual Literacy
ISBN 0-8230-5620-1

 

 

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