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Visual Arts Language: Line and Shape


The Elements of Art: Shape
from Learning to Look at Art

The Elements of Art: Line
from Learning to Look at Art

The Artist's Toolkit Encyclopedia: Shape
Learn about geometric and organic shapes as well as positive and negative space

ArtsWork - Line
"Here is a short unit for you to experiment with the art elements -- line, shape and form, and the art principle, pattern."

Foundations: Line
Line - the basic element of all design

Form, Shape and Space
From Art, Design and Visual Thinking - "Form and shape are areas or masses which define objects in space. Form and shape imply space; indeed they cannot exist without space." Good examples with illustrations.