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Art Chapter 1

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shape
closed, flat, 2-D area
form
illusion of, or actual 3-D space that an object occupies
texture
how the surface of an object feels or the illusion of how it might feel
symbol
something that stands for or represents something else
elements of art
basic visual symbols that artists use to make a work of art
principles of design
rules that act as guides for organizing or structuring the elements of art in making a work of art
communication
one of the main purposes of art
value
has to do with shadows, shading, highlights, relative darks and relative lights
space
refers to the emptiness or area around, between, above, below, or within objects
composition (form)
aspect or part of a work of art that includes the way the principles of design are used to organize the elements of art
content
message or artistic statement of a work of art
subject
the part most easily recognized or depicted in a work of art
medium
material used to make a work of art
media
when more than one material is used to make a work of art
perception
act of looking at something carefully and thinking about it deeply
free standing
work of art surrounded on all sides by space
seven elements of art
line, form, shape, space, color, texture, value
eight principles of design
unity, harmony, balance, proportion, emphasis, movement, rhythm, varitety
line
a mark made a moving pointed tool