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Hum 101 Final Exam: Visual Arts

STUDY
PLAY
The Visual Elements: The big 3
Line, Color, Composition
Line
Direction(Horizontal/Vertical/Diagonal)
Real vs Implied Lines
Horizontal Lines
Repose, Tranquility
Vertical Lines
potential action, nobility
Diagonal Lines
Action, Movement
Real Vs Implied Lines
Implied lines lead you toward certain things
Color
Hue
Value
Intensity
complementary colors
Hue
Simply the color: Red, Blue, Yellow, etc
Value
color changes within each hue, ie a light red value is pink, etc
Intensity
refers to the brightness or dullness of a color, controlled by manipulating the relationships between complementary hues
Composition
symmetrical, asymmetrical, linear and aerial perspective
Aerial Perspective
More hazy view of things in the background
Leonard Da Vinci
Mona Lisa
Chiaroscuro
Sfumato
Chiaroscuro
Contrast between light and dark
Sfumato
the way the transition is worked between the dark and the light, utilizes smearing, blending, etc