Nature Study of the Yellow Poplar


Line is one of the simplest forms of God's creation. The Leaf of the Yellow Poplar, as illustrated below in figure 1.01, is a simple but intricately structured leaf.

figure 1.01 Outline of Leaf with transparent leaf

Figure 1.02 displays only the outline of the leaf and its larger veins.

figure 1.02 outline of leaf with no transparency

Lines in subjects allow the viewer to experience a form of structure. Lines can convey a mood or an action. Overall Line is the most recognizeable form in art.