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Mrs. Sit's Drawing B Review 2012

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Brunelleschi
Italian architect, inventor of linear perspective
Giotto
Father of Renaissance painting
Massacio
First to demonstrate true linear perspective by painting The Trinity
Durer
Pioneered multiple vanishing point perspective
Leonardo da Vinci
Established atmospheric perspective; studied optics
Michelangelo
Larger than life figures; painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Raphael
Final master of the high Renaissance, 1520's
Anamorphic
Stretched or distorted image
Renaissance
The rebirth of art, science and literature in Europe
Linear perspective
Where converging lines meet at a vanishing point; creates a feeling of vast space
Vanishing point
The place on the horizon at which things seem to disappear
Italy
The birthplace of the Renaissance during the 1440's
Mantegna
Stark & severe points of view in his paintings, especially in Lamentation of the Dead Christ
Reductive printmaking
Printing from a depressed surface; subtracting from the plate before printing another color
Brayer
Small roller to apply ink
Burnishing
Smoothing the paper on the plate with a tool
Plate
The surface image that is inked for printing
Edition
Series of prints from the same plate
Carving
Creating an image by taking away from the surface of the material (subtractive method)
To pull a print
Removing the print starting at the corner
Linoleum
A floor covering material used for printmaking
Ukiyo-e
Japanese woodblock printing; translation: "pictures of the floating world"
Hiroshige & Hokusai
Famous Japanese printmakers
Six aspects of Japanese prints
Stylized, dynamic compositions using unusual viewpoints, flat & bright colors and expressive lines
Printmaking
The art of creating multiples of images from a treated surface
Elements of Art
The basic building blocks of every artwork
Principles of Design
The tools for arranging the Elements of Art to achieve an effective work of art
Surrealism
A 20th century art form that appears real, yet dream-like or irrational
Stop motion animation
objects are photographed frame-by-frame & altered slightly between each frame
Persistence of vision
split second images stored by the brain - creates an illusion of continuous motion when sequences of different images are viewed at speed
Frame (video)
a single image/picture within a sequence of images that is part of an animation/movie
Storyboard
a series of sketches showing plot, action, characters, and setting of a movie; made before filming begins
Tim Burton
writer, director, and concept artist; known for his stop motion animated films
Concept artist
an individual who generates a visual design for an item, character, or area that does not yet exist
Armature
rigid, often wire, framework or skeleton for sculpture
Film set
the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film
Scene
set of actions or dialogue that take place in one location and at one time in a movie or story
Collage
An artistic composition of materials and objects pasted over a surface, often with unifying lines and color.
Composition
The plan/placement/arrangement of the elements of art in artwork
Aesthetics
Identifying the artwork's beauty/taste/function