Three-dimensional work creates real space. Two-dimensional works can create implied space using artistic technique. Objects take up positive space, while negative space is the empty space around them.
Which of these can be used to imply space in a composition?
What is negative space?
Space that is suggested in a two-dimensional work
Space that is taken up by objects
The space between and around objects
Which is the correct definition of perspective?
Suggesting space by showing distant objects in less detail
Suggesting space by placing distant objects higher in the frame
Suggesting space using lines that grow closer together as they get closer to a vanishing point
How can shapes be arranged to suggest a sense of depth and space?
How does Edgar Degas create a sense of space in
“Dancers at Rehearsal” (1875-77)?
How does Edward Munch use perspective to create depth in this lithograph version of The Scream (1895)?
He has made the figures in the distance smaller than the main figure
He uses less detail in the background
The lines of the bridge become closer together in the distance
How are colour and detail changed to suggest greater distance in ‘The Polar Sea’ by Caspar David Friedrich?
The colours get cooler and the detail increases
The colours get warmer and the detail decreases
The colours get cooler and the detail decreases
Which colour shows the negative space in Andy Warhol’s “Cow” screenprint?
How does Pieter Bruegel the Elder use placement to suggest space in The Harvesters?
Distant buildings, fields and trees are higher in the frame and closer to the horizon.
Some figures are placed in front of others to show they are closer to us.
Objects in the distance are placed closer together.
How is atmospheric perspective used in The Harvesters?
People who are further away are painted as smaller figures
Distant fields and buildings are painted in less detail
The lines of fields and paths converge towards a vanishing point