Negative Space

October 15, 2007 at 10:51 am (Uncategorized)

Don’t worry..I am not going to take you to the dark recesses of my mind!  LOL  The "negative space" I am referring to is related to art!

In art, generally, negative space is the space around and between the subject(s) of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space around a subject, and not the subject itself, forms an interesting or artistically relevant shape, and such space is occasionally used to artistic effect as the "real" subject of an image. The use of negative space is a key element of artistic composition.  read more…

My kids have been learning about negative space in the art class they are taking and I just realized we have done several projects that relate to this art concept!

Art Bags

Fun with Bleach!

Home’s Cool

Wow, I was demonstrating a "key element of artistic composition" and I didn’t even know it!  LOL  (This is why I always say "I am crafty, not artistic!")


1 Comment

  1. picluvinmom said,

    Thanks for bringing this back up..I need to let the shirts be a dad Kass project..I am allergic to bleach..But a nature shirt would be a great fall project..

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