Italian architect, inventor of linear perspective
Father of Renaissance painting
First to demonstrate true linear perspective by painting The Trinity
Pioneered multiple vanishing point perspective
Leonardo da Vinci
Established atmospheric perspective; studied optics
Larger than life figures; painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Final master of the high Renaissance, 1520's
Stretched or distorted image
The rebirth of art, science and literature in Europe
Where converging lines meet at a vanishing point; creates a feeling of vast space
The place on the horizon at which things seem to disappear
The birthplace of the Renaissance during the 1440's
Stark & severe points of view in his paintings, especially in Lamentation of the Dead Christ
Printing from a depressed surface; subtracting from the plate before printing another color
Small roller to apply ink
Smoothing the paper on the plate with a tool
The surface image that is inked for printing
Series of prints from the same plate
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
A floor covering material used for printmaking
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
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
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
a single image/picture within a sequence of images that is part of an animation/movie
a series of sketches showing plot, action, characters, and setting of a movie; made before filming begins
writer, director, and concept artist; known for his stop motion animated films
an individual who generates a visual design for an item, character, or area that does not yet exist
rigid, often wire, framework or skeleton for sculpture
the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film
set of actions or dialogue that take place in one location and at one time in a movie or story
An artistic composition of materials and objects pasted over a surface, often with unifying lines and color.
The plan/placement/arrangement of the elements of art in artwork
Identifying the artwork's beauty/taste/function
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