the Worlds oldest art- usually done on the walls of caves to tell a story or to mark a particular event
art that is familiar to most people in subject matter, form, and style
art that doesn't depict objects in the natural world
Art that is produced in the present time
works that are created mainly to be admired
Art that is experienced daily in newspapers, the internet, and television.
handmade items, such as pottery, woodcarving, and traditional costumes, produced by rural people with traditional lifestyles, instead of by professional artists
a surviving memorial of something past
an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
your personal experience with a work of art
lines that help us understand what we are seeing
Lines that express powerful emotions
Lines of Sight
lines along which people look
line segments where the faces intersect
tendency to see complete figures where a line is left open
surrounds a shape, most basic
outline the edges of forms or shapes
does not describe anything, meant to be seen as only a line
calm and relaxed
tense and uncomfortable
strong and powerful
action and excitment
graceful, flowing movement
the visual appearance of hatched black lines that are so thin and close together, they appear gray.
shapes such as square, circle, or triangle that can be made with tools.
Free-form shapes found in nature.
the enclosed areas or objects in an art work
empty spaces surrounding shapes and forms
arrangement of elements and stuctures which follow no apparent pattern
poetic form subject to a fixed structure and pattern
a visual effect in which an object is shortened and turned deeper into the picture plane to give the effect of receding in space
the lightness or darkness of a color
a diagram depicting a range of value from light to dark.
How light is absorbed or reflected
Source of Color
Discovered the laws of gravity
a circle containing a spectrum of color
red, blue, yellow
Orange, Green, Violet
Red Orange; Yellow Green; Blue Violet; Yellow Orange; Blue Green; Red Violet
an element of art that is derived from reflected light
a particular shade of a given color
brightness or dullness of a hue
Red, Orange, Yellow
Blue, Green, Violet
created when white is added to a color
adding black to a color
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light
a defined set of colors
having only one color
next to oneanother on the color wheel
colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel
Red, Yellow, and Blue are the main colors that make a triangle
what something is made of
a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
the part of a scene or representation that is nearest to the viewer
the depth of plane that lies between the foreground and background
Area of a picture that appears farthest from the viewer, and sets the theme
making things in the picture seem further away
way of showing depth that deals with placing one object in front of the other
large objects appear closer because objects get smaller as they go into the distance
way of showing depth by placing smaller objects higher up on the picture plane
to add realistic features
the way something feels to the touch
how a surface feels
illusion of texture in an artwork, has to do with your past experiences with the picture
the quality or whole meaning to the artwork
closeness between points
group figures that are similar
Elements that appear to flow or follow in the same direction are grouped together
Special attention; importance given to something
the visually dominant elements in a presentation; the center of interest
The pattern or beat of an artwork
type of repetition in which two or more different patterns recur in an interchanging interval
the act of repeating for dramatic effect
repetition of a shape that changes in a regular pattern.
A number of different kinds; assortment
is the distribution of optical weight in the layout
The use of similar imagery on either side of a central axis
balanced in arrangement; capable of division by a central line into similar halves
not corresponding in size shape position etc.
Elements radiate out from a center point.
The act of changing the location of something
feeling of movement or literal movement (Kinetic)
formal elements being manipulated, manipulate human nervous system
one after the other, two or more counts apart from execution
Elements of Art
line, value, shape, color, and texrure
Principles of Art
unity, emphasis, variety, rhythm, balance, and movement
Andy Warhol, Mr. D's favorite artist
"Circle limit IV"
"Composition in white, blue, and red"
"Falling Shoestring Potatoes"
"Wrapped Coast, One Million Square Feet, Little Bay, Australia"
"Bathing At Asnieres"
"The Artist's Bedroom at Arles"
Vincent Van Gogh
"Lunch of the Boating Party"