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Value

Vanishing point
Variety

Volume

Value
An element of art that describes the lightness or darkness of a color.   Often, value is found to be an important element in works of art even though color is absent.  This is true with drawings, prints, photographs, most sculpture, and architecture.

Vanishing point
In perspective drawing, a vanishing point is the point at which receding parallel lines seem to converge.

Variety
A principle of art which refers to a way of combining art elements in involved ways to achieve complex relationships.

Volume
Refers to the space within a form.  Thus, in architecture, volume refers to the space within a building.

 

 

 

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