Grade 1
Art Vocabulary
Horizontal Line
A line that goes in a side to side direction
Vertical Line A line that goes in an up and down direction
Diagonal Line A line that goes in a slanted/angled direction
Geometric Shape Shapes that are made and used in math and have a
name such as circle, hexagon, triangle
Texture Describes the way something feels or looks like it
could feel
Pattern A repeated line, shape or color
Collage A way of making art by cutting and gluing paper on
Portrait Artwork about a person, people, or animals
Primary Colors The colors red, yellow and blue which could be
mixed to make all other colors
Symmetry A work of art that is balanced or even on both sides