By Keith Haring via Artsy

Line Art: The Power of Simplicity

5 min readJan 12, 2021

Line art encompasses all artworks that employ lines on (mostly) blank background, to depict two or three-dimensional objects. Line artists use clean, bold lines without tones or shading to convey ideas, messages, and emotions.

Most commonly, line art is monochromatic, with black lines painted on a white surface. However, with the development of a genre, new, more colorful artworks appeared, skillfully…


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