Visual or artistic language elements
The Visual language or artistic, as verbal language has a basic set of elements (lines,colors,lights,shadows…) that combined in a multitude of ways give rise to images, as well as the ’ set of letters from a Word and the ’ set of words give the sentences.
This language, like every other , communicative purposes, You can then define the Visual communication as any form of communication made through images.
This very important and immediate communication is based on three aspects:
- the issuer (the one who sends the message)
- the recipient (or recipient)
- the message (all the information)
In this type of communication the messages are shown images and their meanings in the context, the artist and the recipient issuer are people who will see the opera and decode the message.
L’The image expresses a universal message, Since expressive features are interpreted the same way by people of different cultures or Nations.
The meaning of the message is associated with social and cultural context in which lies the ’ set of ’ opera. For example, if we observe a vase decorated with designs relating to ancient Greece ’ we have to decipher their message in the historical and cultural context of Greek mythology.
L’The observer is therefore required to understand and analyze the context in which lies the ’ opera in order to decode the message well and observant, This is typical and is one of the elements of Visual or artistic language.
Behind the decoding of the artistic message can then create new issues related in particular to the symbolism of what is represented, that is the hidden meanings that the ’ image can give all ’ observer.
The main elements that characterize this type of communication and that form the basis of the works we can locate them in the point and in the line We'll see to deal specifically in other articles.