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RE: Elements, Principles & Artists


From: Fields, Linda (fieldsl_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 05:45:27 PDT

I explain the elements as the basic building blocks of a piece of artwork and the principles as the way in which the artist puts the elements together. I often use the analogy of the foundation of a house and the framework. Linda in NC

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From: nikki ryan []
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 7:50 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Elements, Principles & Artists

Hi All,
I am near on completing a book on the 'Elements and Principles of Art and Design' and I am looking for a simple 1 sentence definition for the words
1) Elements
2) Principles
3) Artists
If anyone has any good ideas, please pass them on,


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