Texture. W e can define texture as feel of the surface of an object. . Texture is everywhere from every material and object & every surface whether it was man made or natural. . Different materials have different textures, using the right material/texture on a design will help
We can define texture as feel of the surface of an object.
object & every surface whether it was man
made or natural.
the right material/texture on a design will help
create a feel that is called home or anything that
the space is design for, like an office or a school.
Lets have a look at a few examples of
textures/surfaces and how they have been
used in different rooms.
What would you say the feel/atmosphere is in the
following rooms, what are the textures trying to
Two very different rooms, using different materials/textures.
Find two wordsto describe each of them
Last two rooms, you should end up with twelve different words that describe the rooms.
How can you relate those words to different materials/textures?
tells emotions and thoughts. Rough edges can
tell of anger and masculinity, and smooth
surfaces may say pleasure, soft and perhaps
Texture can be added in various ways to paintings
and just like the atmosphere in rooms/building spaces
It creates a certain mood or expression, lets take a look at a couple of images………..
Van Gogh’s style is known for being very expressive, his paint is applied thickly and with a sense of haste
Louise Bourgeois ‘Spider Couple’
Texture in sculpture can represent many emotions and ideas of the masculine or feminine, the rough and the smooth.
Brancusi ‘The Sleeping Muse’
Impasto Gel, mixed with paint
Handmade paper with micro fibres and glitter glass powder
Brushes, knives & combs
Sawdust is great for mixing into paint for texture or adding to paper pulp for sculptures
Sand mixed into paint