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What is line

The notion of line or straight line was introduced by ancient mathematicians to represent straight
objects (i.e., having no curvature) with negligible width and depth. Lines are an idealization of such
objects. Until the 17th century, lines were defined in this manner: "The [straight or curved] line is the
first species of quantity, which has only one dimension, namely length, without any width nor depth,
and is nothing else than the flow or run of the point which [] will leave from its imaginary moving
some vestige in length, exempt of any width. [] The straight line is that which is equally extended
between its points."[1]

A shape is the form of an object or its external boundary, outline, or external surface, as opposed to
other properties such as color, texture, or material composition.

"Space art" (also "astronomical art") is the term for a genre of modern artistic expression that
strives to show the wonders of the Universe. Like other genres, Space Art has many facets and
encompasses realism, impressionism, hardware art, sculpture, abstract imagery, even zoological art.
Though artists have been making art with astronomical elements for a long time, the genre of Space
Art itself is still in its infancy, having begun only when humanity gained the ability to look off our
world and artistically depicted what we see out there.
Color (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual
perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue. This
perception of color derives from the stimulation of cone cells in the human eye by electromagnetic
radiation in the spectrum of light. Color categories and physical specifications of color are associated
with objects through the wavelength of the light that is reflected from them. This reflection is
governed by the object's physical properties such as light absorption, emission spectra, etc.

Value is the range from white to black or light to dark.


noun) - Texture, another element of art, is used to describe either the way a three-dimensional
work actually feels when touched, or the visual "feel" of a two-dimensional work.

Perspective (from Latin: perspicere to see through) in the graphic arts is an approximate
representation, on a flat surface (such as paper), of an image as it is seen by the eye. The two most
characteristic features of perspective are that objects are smaller as their distance from the observer
increases; and that they are subject to foreshortening, meaning that an object's dimensions along
the line of sight are shorter than its dimensions across the line of sight.
Motion, a principle of art, is a tool artists use to organize the artistic elements in a work; it is employed in
both static and time-based mediums.