30 terms

Studio Art Final Review

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Composition
The way the art principles are used to organize the art elements of color, line, shape, form, space, value, and texture.
Complementary colors
Colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel (blue and orange).
Continuous contour line drawing
A drawing style which focuses on the edges of the form where you do not lift up your pencil or marker.
Contour Lines
Lines creating boundaries that separate one area from another. Lines define edges and surface ridges of objects and figures.
Gesture Drawing
Loose arm movement making a quick sketch.
Hue
A color name.
Primary Colors
The three basic colors from which others can be made (red, yellow, and blue).
Medium
The material an artist uses to create artwork. (paint, pencil, digital, glass, metal, etc)
Negative Spaces
An element of art referring to the emptiness or area between, around, above, or within objects / things / figures.
Organic
Shapes that are similar to those found in nature
Perspective
The method used to create the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface.
Proportion
A principle of design concerned with the size relationship of one part to the whole and one part to the other.
Rhythm
A principle of design that repeats elements to create the illusion of moment / seem active / or to suggest vibration.
Scale
The relationship of sizes between one form and another.
Secondary Colors
The 3 colors created by mixing the primary colors (green, violet, and orange).
Sketch
Quick, rough drawing without much detail that can be used as a plan or reference.
Still Life
Drawing inanimate (non-moving) objects.
Tertiary colors
These are colors created by combining a primary color and a secondary color. They are yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, red-violet, red-orange and yellow-orange.
Texture
An element of art that refers to how things feel or how they look like they might feel on the surface.
Unity
When the elements used in a work of art combine to create a balanced, harmonious, complete whole, the artwork looks finished. To add would make it overdone, to subtract would make it incomplete.
Value
The lightness or darkness of a color
Warm Colors
Red, Orange, and Yellow
Cool Colors
Green, Blue, and Violet
Banksy
A contemporary British street artist known for satirical stencil graffiti around the world such as his "Better Out than In" NYC residency.
Andy Goldsworthy
A contemporary Scottish land artist known for using just his hands and the natural environment around him to create earthworks such as stone "Cairns".
Andy Warhol
An American Pop artist known for screen printing cultural icons along with the everyday such as "soup cans".
Shepard Fairey
A contemporary US artist known for Andre the giant images and the OBEY brand
Pablo Picasso
A Spanish artist from the late 1900's/early 20th Century known for working in a variety of styles and mediums such as the "blue period" and "rose period".
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch postimpressionist painter noted for his use of color famous for his work "Starry, Starry Night".
Salvador Dalí
A Spanish artist from the late 1900's/early 20th Century known for his Surrealistic works such as "The Persistence of Memory"