The elements of art in Spanish investigate the details of an artwork. The learner enjoys finding more answers.
Do you know what the elements of art in Spanish are? No worries! I’ve got you covered.
But first, why do we need the principles of art in Spanish?
Describing an artwork using the elements of art in Spanish taps into brain processing. The learner:
- has a visual of the word
- names the elements of art
- describes the details of an element
This is the perfect opportunity to listen, speak, write, and read about the elements of art individually or in a larger group.
Want to describe art in Spanish?
You can use this article for the elements of art talking points.
Art Study in Spanish Steps
There are five steps to Art Study in Spanish. The artist’s background and the description of the artwork and the story are done. Right now, you are on step two, describing the elements of art in Spanish. Navigate the articles below to jump to another step.
Let’s look at the second step to describe art in Spanish, the elements of art – and what we can talk about for this step!
Describing the Elements of Art to Learn Spanish
You’re looking at a picture of a famous painting. You see colors, textures, shapes, space, lines, and many interesting details. You’re ready to describe what you see.
But wait… You don’t have the Spanish words for the elements of art so you freeze.
Does that sound familiar? That happens all the time speaking a foreign language. Don’t worry! I’ll help you grow a big vocabulary by describing the elements of art in Spanish.
Step 2 – Observe Art Details
Length | 5 minutes
Next, observe and describe the details. Point out the person, places, events, and objects. Tell about the action or describe what you see. Talking about the elements of art pulls out a lot of details, such as the adjectives that describe them.
Elements of Art in Spanish
The artist tells the story with the elements of art. They each have unique traits. In Spanish, the elements of art are:
— los elementos de arte — elements of art
— la línea — line
— el espacio — space
— el color — color
— el valor — value
— el forma — shape
— la textura — texture
You can draw out these details by asking the following questions:
Questions to Describe the Elements of Art in Spanish
— ¿Cuál elemento ves? — What element do you see?
— Veo… — I see…
— ¿Cuáles colores ves? — What colors do you see?
— Los colores son… — The colors are…
— ¿ Cuáles formas son visibles? — Which shapes are visible?
— Los formas visibles son… — The shapes are…
— ¿Cómo ves volumen? — How do you see volume?
— ¿Cuáles contrastes ves? — What contrast do you see?
— ¿Cómo ves espacio? — How can you see space?
— ¿Cómo se siente? — What does it feel like (touch)?
— Se siente… — It feels…
These questions take the description to the next level and draw the new vocabulary into the language processing pathways in the brain.
Spanish Words to Describe Placement
— en primer plano — in the foreground
— fondo — background
— centro– center
— arriba — top
— abajo — bottom
— a la izquierda — on the left
— a la derecha — on the right
— entre — between
— arriba — above
— abajo — below
— dentro — inside
— fuera — outside
These are the basics of the elements of art in Spanish. You can dig deep into the elements beyond the story of the artwork.
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The Art Study in Spanish Bundle is your go-to resource for describing art in Spanish. You’ll have everything you need to describe an artwork in Spanish:
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Resources to describe:
- the artist and artwork
- the story,
- the elements of art,
- the principles of art in Spanish.
Not only that, but the learner also listens, speaks, writes, and reads these words in Spanish.
It is flexible to adapt to any learning style and proficiency level.
Each step easily lays out the questions and answer prompts for beginner through advanced proficiency levels. Your student can demonstrate their learning on an interactive worksheet.
Or you can pull together bits and pieces for talking about art on your own over time.
Let’s continue with the next step, describing the elements of art in Spanish.
The elements of art in Spanish dig deeper into the details of the artwork.
- You’ll name the elements of art
- You’ll describe the elements in detail
- You’ll increase your vocabulary
- The vocabulary is stored in your memory for later
This step reinforces the vocabulary learned in the previous steps. Now let’s take this one step further into describing the principles of art in Spanish.
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