Formal Elements in Art

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The piece that seemed to stick out at the Foster Gallery exhibit was “La Famila” by Hulleah Tsinnahjhinnie. This artwork was a digital print done on a computer and is really quite extraordinary. I decided to choose color as my formal element, since there seemed to be a lot of colors in this piece, and I love the use of color. Color, especially when shown with black and white, seem to jump off of the …

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…which is another formal element. Volume is shown, but only because of the use of color. For example, the red is such a contrasting color to the blue, it stands out and gives the picture volume. Whereas; the fade between royal blue and aqua blue does not give the picture volume, but these colors give the picture separation and mood. “La Familia” gives the observer much to think about due to the use of color.