Interior of the Laurenskerk at Rotterdam, Anthonie De Lorme & Ludolf De Jongh, 1662
The artists use both straight and curved lines. These lines are used for the column and around the windows. This demonstrates the height of the building and how big the building is in comparison to everything inside of it.
A Centennial of Independence, Henri Rousseau, 1892
The artist uses bright colors to show the joy and happiness of the people celebrating.
Saint Catherine of Alexandria and Twelve Scenes from Her Life, Donato d’Arezzo & Gregorio d’Arezzo, 1330
The artists use squares and rectangles to separate each of the part of Saint Catherine’s life.
Head of a Woman, Michael Sweerts, 1654
The artist uses form to make the woman look three dimensional.
The Temptation of Saint Anthony, Lelio Orsi, 1570s
The artists uses texture on Saint Anthony’s robes to make it look like actual clothing material as opposed to paint on a canvas.
Euclid, Jusepe de Ribera, 1630-1635
The artist paints the background black to fill in empty space and give the painting a mysterious look.
Self-Portrait, Edgar Degas, 1857-1858
The artist uses value to show light shining on half his face and no light on the other half of his face.