# What are the three kinds of lines in art?

## What are the three kinds of lines in art?

Types of Lines

• Vertical lines: are straight up and down and perpendicular to horizontal lines.
• Horizontal lines: are straight up and down and perpendicular to vertical lines.
• Diagonal lines: are lines that straight in any direction except vertical or horizontal.

## What are the two major types of shape?

There are two main types of shapes, geometric and organic.

## What are the types of shapes in art?

There are two major types of shape in art: geometric and organic. The geometric shapes are mathematical and include squares, circles, and triangles. Get familiar with these geometric shapes as they form the foundation for any subject you paint. Organic shapes are irregular or asymmetrical.

## What is positive shapes in art?

Positive shapes are the shape of the actual object (like a window frame). Negative shapes are the spaces in between objects (like the space within the window frame).

## How do you draw positive and negative spaces?

Negative space is the area surrounding the subject. Or in other words, positive space is the main focus area whilst negative space is the background. For example, if you take a cloudscape, the clouds are the positive space and the blue sky is the negative space.

## What is positive and negative shapes in art?

Positive shapes are the shapes of actual objects. Negative shapes are the areas between these objects.