The 7 Elements of Art


Chapter 1: LINE

Welcome to the KQED Art School eBook,
The 7 Elements of Art

Chapter 2: SHAPE

Shapes can be organic or geometric

Chapter 3: VALUE

Value is the lightness or darkness of a hue.

Chapter 4: FORM

Forms are three-dimensional shapes

Chapter 5: COLOR

Color affects perception

Chapter 6: TEXTURE

Texture adds depth and dimension

Chapter 7: SPACE

Space refers to both interior and
exterior dimensions


The 7 Elements of Art