Negative Space

  • A. What is negative space (explain this concept to a fourth grader that has never heard of it) Negative space is everything behind the object that is not colored in.
  • B. Explain how you found negative space in 1. your cut out?, 2. in your stool drawing? I found the negative space in my cut out by the different colors I used for the positive and negative. I found the negative space in my stool drawing by coloring in the whole paper and then using my eraser to draw the objects.
  • C. Why does it help an artist to see in negative space? It is easier to see while drawing the art work.
  • D. How is negative space useful in creating art? Negative space will make it look very pleasing to the viewers and it looks more accurate.
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