has 3 properties: hue, value, intensity
a 3D mass
Geometric: cube, sphere, cone, or pyramid.
Organic: tree, human, cloud.
actual 3D space of the illusion of space through overlapping or perspective
a mark on a surface made by a moving point -
Horizontal, verticle, diagonal, parallel
the quality of neatness and attention to detail
personal inventiveness reguarding the production of a work of art.
artwork is attatched on top of paper
artwork is attatched under paper and rank
artwork is mounted or matted then released in wooden, metal, or plastic frame.
main purpose is to hold and display an artist's best work; may also be used to hold practice works and works in progress.
the manner in which artwork is displayed.
work with printed words and images to create visual presentations that attract attention, convey ideas, and sell products.
creates personal artwork that is shown in galleries and purchased by public.
determines the quality or lasting importance of a work
describes the visually pleasing quality of an artwork
designs and directs construction of buildings and enviromental areas.
the examination of the relationships among the facts in an artwork often using the principles of design
an explination of the meaning of artwork
a subjective statement about liking or disliking a work based on personal preference rather than a fact
a listing of facts in an artwork, such as objects, people, shapes and colors.
a systematre discussion of an artwork involving, usually, four stages; description, analysis interpretation and evaluation.
analysis of a work of art.
3-5 colors next to each other on color wheel.
blue, green, violet
Red, Orange, Yellow.
color + white (or black)
colors opposite on color wheel
primary + secondary red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green.
Specific group of colors
cannot be mixed
primary + primary
Green= Blue + Yellow
Orange= Red + Yellow
Purple/ Violet= Red + Blue
brightness and dullness of a hue
hue+ its complement lowers intensity, if mixed in right proportions the result will be a neutral gray
lightness and darkness of a hue
Tint= white + hue; also lowers intensity of the hue and makes them appear to recede in an image.
2 vanishing points are used and the object is diagonal to viewer
name of the color
the point on the horizon line where parallel lines appear to get smaller (vanish)
only 1 vanishing point and the object is parallel to viewer.
a system of drawing in which parallel lines appear to converge, creating the illusion of depth and space.
creating illusion of depth in outdoor scenes by using differences in color and detail.
shapes that are closer to the viewer overlap shapes that are farther away from viewer
the method of drawing used to represent 3D objectives on a 2D surface to create the illusion of space it was developed during the renaissance.
small, quick sketches that capture possible compositions
the subject matter itself
the area that surrounds or encloses the subject
the space in the back of the image (sometimes referred to as negative space)
subject matter located in or near the middle of the composition
objects in the front of a composition that usually contains the subject matter
the intentional arrangement of objects to create a focal area and visual movement
using tape or waxy crayon to prevent areas from being covered with paint
waiting for one color to dry before adding other color on top
using the are minimum of paint on the brush and softly touch the top surface of the paper.
a corrective or delibrate way to remote excess paint/water and add texture
using a sharp point or salt to break up the color area and add texture
one wet olor is added near another set color and allowed to "run" or "bleed" together.
wetting the paper first before thinned watercolor is applied to create soft, well balanced color
lots of water used to this the paint or ink so that its translucent
media that is completely seen through
media that is slightly transparent
media that hides the surface underneath (tempra, acrylic, oil paint)
large wall paintings
painting on wet plaster
using a heavy and thick application of paint
technique of painting when patches of color and brush strokes remain
Type of thin primer that prepares paper, wood or canvas for paint
cloth material on which to paint
the surface on which paint is mixed
a combination of visuals from a number of other sources (magazines, photos, papers)
method of measurement, to enlarge a subject in direct proportion to the original
the direction from which light emanates
a middle range value of the image; its indirect light reflected back on the object
the brightest value of the image; its the area of a subject directly illuminated by light source
the darkest value of the image; its the actual shadow made by the object blocking the light.
any work of art that uses more than one medium
a single material an artist may use
(mid 20th century) satirized popular culture such as mass media symbols, comic strips and billboards.
(1907-1920) a style of art that emphasized structure and design. This style used broken space and form worked into flat geometric planes to show more than side of an object at a time.
(1870-1910) emphasized the momentary effects of light on color in nature.
(early 1400s-1600s) means "rebirth" of classical Idealism; originated in Italy; there was great interest irrealism, anatomy and linear perspective
(3000 BC- 150 BC) the human body was considered the most beautiful and harmonious object to paint and sculpt.
no recognizable subject matter
identifiable subject matter with simplified or rearranged visual elements
subject matter looks real (representational)
image of land and natural objects
image of entire body
image of a face
arrangement of inanimate objects
artists personal way of using the elements and principles of design.
how materials are used.
sense of oneness or wholeness in a work
repetition of visual movement
comparative size relationship between two objects based on scale
a repetition of one or more elements
direct a viewers eyes through a work often to a focal area.
the focal area of a work
a difference in the use of two elements (rough & smooth; light & dark)
distribution of visual weight
symmetrical, radical, asymmetrical
lightness and darkness of image or color
Surface quality (2D- implied, 3D actual)
Geometric: square, circle, triangle, rectangle
Organic: free form, natural