Colour

Understanding how colours work is an important skill within Art and Design.

Form

Understand how shadow, light and reflection can turn shape into form.

Line

How the weight, thickness and orientation of lines can create the illusion of form.

Pattern

How the regular and irregular repetition of motifs creates patterns.

Shape

Understand the two-dimensional geometric and organic shapes used in Art and Design.

Space

Positive and negative space in art, and how space is implied in paintings.

Texture

Texture can add an extra dimension to an artwork.

Tone

Tone is used in art and design to show light and shade, forms, depth and atmosphere.

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