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Art Exam

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Media
the supplies or materials an artist uses
Unity
When everything feels like it belongs together
Movement
Where your eye travels throughout an artwork
Pattern
Objects repeated
Emphasis
Where your eye goes first; the focal point
Rhythm
When you have movement and repetition in the same work
Contrast
Dark and light, colors, black and white, texture, size, etc.
Cross contour
3-D image using lines; like a computer image
Form
3-dimensional and encloses volume; gives the illusion of solidarity or mass
Value
the degree of lightness or darkness of a color or tone
Gradation
a very slow change from one value to another
Sensitivity
smoothness of form/values
Negative Space
space the tends to go back or recede
MC Escher
Illusion artist. "Sky and Water" "Drawing Hands" "Hand with Reflecting Sphere" "Waterfall"
Rene Magritte
Illusion artist. "The Son of Man" "The Human Condition" "The Lovers"
Illusion
visual trick on the eye
Shape
an element of design that is 2-D and encloses an area
Alfred Steiglitz
Helped secure photography as an art. photographed human faces, New York, and nature. Magazine Editor and owned galleries.
Dorothea Lang
known for her photographs of great depression. "Migrant Mother"
Ansel Adams
photographed American landscapes (mostly the west).
Georgia O' Keeffe
Woman artist. married Alfred Steiglitz. painted more than 200 flowers.
Charley Harper
Cincinnati Artist. Began as a commercial illustrator with "The Golden Book of Biology" and "Betty Crocker's Dinner for Two cookbook." Contributed images to the Ford Motor co's magazine: "Ford Times" Began silk-screen prints of wildlife/geometric wildlife
Depth
the look of space or distance
Design
visual order or organization
Composition
page design
Principle
guidelines for designing
time, subject, media, method, idea/problem
5 parts to an art problem
Element
a basic part of art
overlapping, contrast in values, scale/size change
3 ways to achieve depth