No matter what area of the arts is your passion or career path, as with any discipline or study, there are basics in common. For the visual arts, the elements and principles of art, an understanding of some color theory and design and composition fundamentals is essential. These basics are those things we learn to see in the art we make. Visual arts fundamentals help us to see art, to critique art and to share or communicate about the art we make. The following is a directory of the lessons describing these visual arts basics.
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The elements of art