Fine Arts Art Test #1

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perceive

to become aware of or to understand by means of the senses; to detect; to observe; to grasp the meaning of

artists

creative individuals who use imagination and skill to communicate in visual form

elements of art

Line, Shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. The building blocks the artist works with to create an artwork.

principles of art

the different ways the elements can be usedin a work of art: balance, emphasis, harmony, variety, gradation, movement, rhythm, and proportion

Nonobjective Art

a type of art that is completely imaginative, in which the elements, their organization, and their treatment are entirely personalized and the image is not derived from anything visually perceived by the artist.

Subject

The image viewers can easily identify in a work of art

Composition

the way the elements of art are arranged according to the principles of art

Content

themes that the work communicates

credit line

A list of important facts about a piece

Symbol

something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible

Medium

material used to make art

Criteria

standards used in judging; CF. criterion

Aesthetics

(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

Art Criticism

AN organized approach for studying a qork of art

Description

What do I see, subject, objects, details

Analysis

How the work is organized and what is the style of the work

Judgement

Determine success of art or degree of art

Literal Qualities

the realistic qualities that appear in the subject of the work

Formal Qualities

the organization of the elements of art by the principles of art

Expressive qualities

those qualities that convey ideas and moods

Imitationalism

An aesthetic art theory that emphasizes the literal qualities of a work.

Formalism

strict observance of the established rules traditions and methods employed in the arts. _____ can also refer to the theory of art that relies heavily on the organization of forms in a work rather than on the content.

Emotionalism

This theory bases the success of artwork on the expressiveness of the content and a personal response from the viewer in order for the piece to be successful.

Individual Style

the artist's personal way of using the elements and principles of art to express feelings and ideas

Shading

graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

Hatching

shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

Crosshatching

technique of crossing lines over each other to create a change in value

Blending

a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades

Stippling

technique of shading using dots

Pigments

colored chemical compounds that absorb light and therefore produce color

Binder

liquid that holds the pigment together, linseed oil, in oil- based paint

Solvent

part of oil-based point, turpentine and dries slowly

Printmaking

A process in which an artist repeatedly transfers an original image from one prepared surface to another

Print

a pressed paper against an inked plate

Reproduction

the act of making copies

Edition

something a little different from others of the same type

Sculpture

a 3-d work of art meant to occupy space

Sculpture in the round

Freestanding figures, carved or modeled in three dimensions.

Relief Sculpture

sculpture that projects from a flat background

Applied Art

art made to be functional as well as visually pleasing

Fine Art

A work of art is the visual expression if an idea or experience created with skill

Digital System

store information and numbers

Multi Media Programs

Programs that allow like all that design stuff in it its self- explanatory

Photography

the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

Interpretation

the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

Purposes of Art

Personal,Social,Spiritual, Physical, and Educational Functions

Where do artists get ideas

Nature, Myths, Spiritual Beliefs, Creative Techniques, Past Artists

Properties of Artwork

Subject, Composition, Content

Whats in a Credit line

Name of Artist, Title of Work, Year it was created, Medium, Size, Location

Art Criticism Steps

description, analysis, interpretation, and judgement

Criticizing Functional Art

Description, analysis, judgement,and interpretation

Art History Criticism

?

Types of Paint

Acrylic, oil- based

Steps of Printmaking

1) Create the Printing Plate
2) Inking the Plate
3) transforming the image by pressing paper against inked plate

Printmaking Techniques

Relief printing, Intaglio

Two Types of Relief Sculptures

High and Low

Sculpting Techniques

Modeling, Carving, Casting, Assembling, Crafts, and one more

Fine Art vs. Applied Art

Applied- functional, fine is not

Shading Techniques

blending / stippling / hatching / cross hatching

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