A line is a mark or stroke that is long in proportion to its width. Lines are the fundamental marks used in drawing. There are three uses for line in art:

Contour used to define edges
Divide space used to separate areas in an image
  Decoration used to adorn or embellish

In this lesson you will:

Learn the different uses for line in art

Discover what line quality is and how it is used.

Learn about left and right brain thinking and how they relate to drawing.

Make a contour drawing of a plant form and a decorated frame that complements it.



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