Drawing and Painting Review
Review of terms for Mr.Needles Studio Art's Drawing and Painting
Terms in this set (70)
1 point linear perspective
An image with 1 central point , lines are drawn on the picture plane in a way as to represent parallel lines receding to a single point
2 point linear perspective
2 vanishing points in a composition in which you view objects from the corner.
Departure from representational accuracy.
Black, White, and Gray
Values used in judging a work of art involving reasons for finding a work of art beautiful
Colors next to one another called on the color wheel
A design which has balance but is not totally equal on the different side of the image.
The effect of air and light on how an object is perceived by the viewer. (A bright object seems closer to the viewer than a dull object.)
Imaginary lines that indicate center, movement, and the direction of movement in form.
A principle of design that deals with arranging visual elements in a work of art equally. The two types of this principle are: symmetrical/formal and asymmetrical/informal.
The technique of shading through smooth, gradual application of dark value.
In which all of the forms are contained within the edges of the picture plane.
The way the art principles are used to organize the art elements of color, line, shape, form, space, value, and texture.
colors located directly opposite one another on the color wheel (blue and orange).
The idea, feeling, mood, or message expressed by an art work.
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.
Lines creating boundaries that separate one area from another. Lines define edges and surface ridges of objects and figures.
A technique and a principle of art creating a focal point by using distinct difference in elements. (The sharp difference or distinction between elements of design)
Green, Blue, and Violet
Technique for shading with a series of fine parallel lines (hatching) and by using two or more crossed sets of parallel lines which overlap at 90 degree angles.
The apparent distance near to far or front to back in an artwork.
A principle and the area of a work that first attracts the viewer's attention. This can be drawn in various ways.
The human form in art work.
Method of drawing or painting an object or person so that it seems to go back into space.
An element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses space. An artist's way of using elements of art, shapes with clearly defines outlines.
Lines that appear to be more angular than rounded.
Loose arm movement making a quick sketch.
Perfect ratio (relationship of parts) discovered by Euclid, a Greek philosopher. Its mathematical expression is 1 to 1.6. (also referred to as the Golden Rectangle)
The smooth transition of paint, from blending one color to another.
These are small white areas in a drawing or painting. A reflection of most light.
A design which is composed of mostly horizontal elements.
A color name.
An element of art that is a continuous mark made on a surface with a pointed, moving tool. Type of lines: curvy, zigzag, thick, thin, bold, curly, wavy, etc.
The technique of using lines in drawing and painting to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface. (1 point, 2 points, ect.) All receding lines meet at a single point or different sets of lines meet at different parts.
The three basic colors from which others can be made (red, yellow, and blue).
The material an artist uses to create artwork. (paint, pencil, digital, glass, metal, etc)
An element of art referring to the emptiness or area between, around, above, or within objects / things / figures.
Shapes that are similar to those found in nature
A principle of design that repeats elements to create good visual flow.
The method used to create the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface.
Shapes or forms in two or three-dimensional art. Empty space around these shapes or forms is its opposite.
A principle of design concerned with the size relationship of one part to the whole and one part to the other.
All parts of the design radiate from a center in a symmetrical fashion. E.g. Gothic rose windows, daisy-type of flowers, spider webs, spokes of a wheel.
A principle of design that repeats elements to create the illusion of moment / seem active / or to suggest vibration.
The relationship of sizes between one form and another.
The 3 colors created by mixing the primary colors (green, violet, and orange).
An element of art that is two-dimensional and encloses space. They can either geometric or free-form.
A technique for determining the proportional relationship of one part of an object to another. Use pencils as a visual measuring tool.
Quick, rough drawing without much detail that can be used as a plan or reference.
Drawing inanimate (non-moving) objects.
The line style that looks like little dots and an artist uses to create value.
Visual images that stand for or represent something else.
A equilateral design which has mirror like balance
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.
An element of art that refers to how things feel or how they look like they might feel on the surface.
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.
The lightness or darkness of a color
A design which is composed of mostly vertical elements.
Red, Orange, and Yellow
The 7 Elements of Design / Art:
Line, shape, form, color, texture, value, and space.
The Principles of Design / Art:
Contrast, balance (symmetrical, and asymmetrical), movement, rhythm, unity, pattern, harmony, proportion, emphasis, and variety.
Leonardo Da Vinci
An Italian Renaissance era Scientist/Inventer/Painter famous for his inventions as well as the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper".
A German Renaissance painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg known for his high-quality woodcut printmaking with works such as his "Rhinoceros".
A French Impressionist artist known for his paintings of water lillies.
an expressionist painter from norway, who created the famous painting "the scream".
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch postimpressionist painter noted for his use of color famous for his work "Starry, Starry Night".
A Spanish artist from the late 1900's/early 20th Century known for working in a varitey of stylys and mediums such as the "blue period" and "rose period".
An American Pop artist known for screenprinting cultural icons along with the everyday such as "soup cans".
A contemporary Scottish land artist known for using just his hands and the natural environment around him to create earthworks such as stone "Cairns".
A contemporary British street artist known for satirical stencil graffiti around the world such as his "Better Out than In" NYC residency.
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