Elements of Art: Space

This video explores Space in 2D artworks, one of the Elements of Art. Topics include how to create the illusion of space in a 2D artwork, ways to create depth through atmospheric perspective, point of view, and articulation.

Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Lauryn Welch.

44 min. video

Video Walkthrough

  • Space is tough, it’s everywhere!
  • Space is an illusion in 2D art
  • Space is intangible & invisible
  • Spatial intervals
  • See space between objects
  • Point of view in a space
  • Space that is atmospheric
  • Architectural space
  • Space that is emotional
  • Spaces that are well defined
  • Spaces that are vague