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31 terms
Art Terms
line
shape
color
texture
This element is a mark or distance between two points
An enclosed space
Produced by light of various wavelengths
This element refers to the way something feels or the way som…
line
This element is a mark or distance between two points
shape
An enclosed space
10 terms
ART TERMS
TEXTURE
PATTERNS
EYE MOVEMENT
CONTRAST
TEXTURE... - the surface characteristics of an object or subject…
PATTERNS... - the surface characteristics of an object or subjec…
EYE MOVEMENT ... - compositional elements that draw the viewers'…
- compositional elements that draw the viewers' attention and…
TEXTURE
TEXTURE... - the surface characteristics of an object or subject…
PATTERNS
PATTERNS... - the surface characteristics of an object or subjec…
Art terms
shadow
depth
contrast
texture
something cast from one object blocking light, onto another o…
the extent or dimension downward, backward, or inward
the difference between light and dark, color, texture,value a…
the appearance or "feel" of a surface actual or implied
shadow
something cast from one object blocking light, onto another o…
depth
the extent or dimension downward, backward, or inward
Art terms
representational
naturalistic
idealized
expressionism
contains entities from the world in recognizable form
recognizable imagery that is depicted very much as seen in na…
natural imagery modified in a way that strives for perfection…
art that communicates heightened emotions and often a sense o…
representational
contains entities from the world in recognizable form
naturalistic
recognizable imagery that is depicted very much as seen in na…
58 terms
Art Terms
content
form
formal elements
formal relationships
subject matter and any associations to that subject
actual parts which make up a piece
line, shape, color, space, texture, volume, mass
interactions between formal elements
content
subject matter and any associations to that subject
form
actual parts which make up a piece
31 terms
Art Terms
Primary Colors
Complementary colors
Neutral
Picasso's Blue Period
- Yellow; Blue; Red... - a hue that cannot be created by a mixtu…
- Orange; green; purple... - colors that are opposite one anothe…
- colors that lack hues ... - black, white grey
- limited to cold hues that deepen the feelings of melancholy…
Primary Colors
- Yellow; Blue; Red... - a hue that cannot be created by a mixtu…
Complementary colors
- Orange; green; purple... - colors that are opposite one anothe…
Art Terms
Visual Arts
The Arts
Subject Matter
Content
All the art forms, which are primarily visual in nature - pai…
All art forms. Traditionally experts view the major art forms…
Underlying content (figures, incident, scene, elements of des…
The main idea or theme related to a work of art.
Visual Arts
All the art forms, which are primarily visual in nature - pai…
The Arts
All art forms. Traditionally experts view the major art forms…
5 terms
Art Terms
aesthetics
axiology
formalism
representationalism
the branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, a…
the study of value or quality, closely related to philosophy…
the concept that the artistic value of a work is entirely det…
philosophy: how do we represent sensory perception of the rea…
aesthetics
the branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, a…
axiology
the study of value or quality, closely related to philosophy…
96 terms
Art terms
Abstract art
Acrylic Paint
Aesthetics
Analogous colors
Art created from a realistic situation but represented unreal…
A plastic water soluble pigment used for painting.
Originally the study of beautiful things. But currently refer…
Colors next to each other on the color wheel
Abstract art
Art created from a realistic situation but represented unreal…
Acrylic Paint
A plastic water soluble pigment used for painting.
Art Terms
Abstract
Landscape
Medium
Mural
not realistic
scenery painting
actual material used in creating an artwork
large continuous painting, made to fill a wall or room
Abstract
not realistic
Landscape
scenery painting
Art Terms
Line
Quality of Line
Vertical
Horizontal
The trail made by a moving dot.
Lines can be thick, thin, dashed, dotted, broken, etc.
A line that goes up and down.
A line that goes side to side.
Line
The trail made by a moving dot.
Quality of Line
Lines can be thick, thin, dashed, dotted, broken, etc.
art terms
proportion
pattern
radical balance
symmetrical balance
the relation of one object to another in size, amount, number…
a choice of lines, colors, or shapes, repeated over and over…
a visual balance based on a circle with its design extending…
a type of balance in which the things on either side of the c…
proportion
the relation of one object to another in size, amount, number…
pattern
a choice of lines, colors, or shapes, repeated over and over…
28 terms
art terms
warm colors
cool colors
tint
shade
yellow, red orange
blue,green, violet
add white to a color
add black to a color
warm colors
yellow, red orange
cool colors
blue,green, violet
22 terms
Art terms
Contour
Contour line
Blind (pure) contour drawing
Modified contour drawing
The edge of any 3 dimensional form that is defined by line
A line that emphasizes the contour of 3 dimensional forms
A drawing of a form without looking at your paper
A contour drawing in which you are allowed to glance briefly…
Contour
The edge of any 3 dimensional form that is defined by line
Contour line
A line that emphasizes the contour of 3 dimensional forms
Art Terms
Contrast
Shadow
Comparison
Texture
Opposites
The difference between the lights and darks
Why something is different than something else
Rough, smooth
Contrast
Opposites
Shadow
The difference between the lights and darks
art terms
art
reasons people create
line
shape
things people create expressing something or communicating an…
utility, religion, information, politics, aesthetics
dominant directional lines: horizontal, vertical, diagonal
organic, geometric
art
things people create expressing something or communicating an…
reasons people create
utility, religion, information, politics, aesthetics
Art terms
Negative space
Shape
Balance
Value
The space around or between an image
The external shape or boundary of a subject.
Refers to how things like line, shape, color, etc, are arrang…
Value is the lightness or darkness in tones.
Negative space
The space around or between an image
Shape
The external shape or boundary of a subject.
44 terms
art terms
elements of composition
abstract
angle of view
asymmetry
line... form... color... texture... balance... unity... repetition
not representational
various positions of the camera or artist w/ respect to the s…
balancing a painting with dissimilar objects on either side o…
elements of composition
line... form... color... texture... balance... unity... repetition
abstract
not representational
43 terms
Art Terms
Repitition
Pattern
Rythym
Variation
Repeating elements in a work of art
Repetition of motif
Repetition of elements such as lines or shapes
Incorporating change into an established element, pattern or…
Repitition
Repeating elements in a work of art
Pattern
Repetition of motif
16 terms
Art terms
une peinture
une sculpture
un dessin
un chef d'oeuvre
a painting
a sculpture
a drawing
a masterpiece
une peinture
a painting
une sculpture
a sculpture
14 terms
Art terms
Baroque
Painterly
Northern Renaissance
Atmospheric perspective
Extreme naturalism, theatrical, emotional. Dramatic, grandeur…
Loose, fluid application of paint
Intense realism based on observation of nature. Survival of m…
Blur as you go back, losing focus. Ex: Leonardo Da Vinci: Mad…
Baroque
Extreme naturalism, theatrical, emotional. Dramatic, grandeur…
Painterly
Loose, fluid application of paint
18 terms
Art Terms
Flat Wash
Graded Wash
Wet into Wet
Dry Brush
an all over even color
a color that gradually goes from dark to light
first wet the paper with water and then let watered down pain…
squeezing most of the water out of the brush to create fine l…
Flat Wash
an all over even color
Graded Wash
a color that gradually goes from dark to light
Art Terms
Canvas
Value
Hue
Primary Colors
A board made of cloth tightly stretched around a wood frame
The lightness or darkness of a color
A color family
Colors that when added together create secondary colors
Canvas
A board made of cloth tightly stretched around a wood frame
Value
The lightness or darkness of a color
191 terms
Art Terms
Abstract Expressionism
Abstract
Academic art
Acanthus
a New York 1940's painting movement that rarely featured a su…
not realistic, though often based on an actual subject
Art that follows prescribed rules; not experimental
a plant with a large leaf, frequently represented on columns,…
Abstract Expressionism
a New York 1940's painting movement that rarely featured a su…
Abstract
not realistic, though often based on an actual subject
11 terms
Art Terms
Bas Relief
Caricature
Engraving
Etching
Sculpture that comes away from a flat surface
Humorous illustration that distorts a person's features
cutting into a hard material then making a print from the block
Image that is created on a metal plate using acid and then a…
Bas Relief
Sculpture that comes away from a flat surface
Caricature
Humorous illustration that distorts a person's features
10 terms
Art Terms
Background
Composition
Focal Point
Foreground
The part of an artwork that seems the farthest away.
An arrangement of the elements of art using the principles of…
The area in a work of art that an artist emphasizes.
The part of an artwork that seems the closest to you.
Background
The part of an artwork that seems the farthest away.
Composition
An arrangement of the elements of art using the principles of…
Art terms
Glaze
Impasto
Camera obscura
Arcadian
A vitreous coating applied to pottery to seal and decorate th…
A layer of thickly applied pigment
"Dark Room" where a tiny pinhole acts as a lens
Place of rural peace deprived from Arcadia
Glaze
A vitreous coating applied to pottery to seal and decorate th…
Impasto
A layer of thickly applied pigment
22 terms
Art - Terms
Doric Column
Ionic Column
Corinthian Column
Gothic Arch
most simple out of the three
fancier then Doric
fanciest out of all three
arch with a point at the top for more support
Doric Column
most simple out of the three
Ionic Column
fancier then Doric
7 terms
Art Terms
Visual Arts
Craft
Craftsmanship
Composition
A person's ability to express something silently he/she knows…
an occupation or pursuit that requires artistic skill
the work of consistently high quality
the overall arrangement and organization of the elements of a…
Visual Arts
A person's ability to express something silently he/she knows…
Craft
an occupation or pursuit that requires artistic skill
54 terms
Art terms
atraer
criticar
el mensaje
la obra de arte
to attract
to critique
message
work of art
atraer
to attract
criticar
to critique
Art Terms
Critique
Description
Analyze
Interpret
Evaluate in a detailed and analytical way
A spoken or written representation or account of what can be…
Examine methodically and in detail the construction or struct…
Understand the feeling, idea, or mood as having a particular…
Critique
Evaluate in a detailed and analytical way
Description
A spoken or written representation or account of what can be…
28 terms
Art Terms
composition
medium
style
Style
arrangement of the formal elements in a work of art
actual substance/ material of which a work of art is made of
constant elements, qualities, and expressions in the art of a…
characteristics that are coherent within a historical period,…
composition
arrangement of the formal elements in a work of art
medium
actual substance/ material of which a work of art is made of
13 terms
Art Terms
Line
Color
Form
Shape
Examples include: vertical, horizontal, diagonal, thick, thin…
Types include: cool, warm, deep; actual color names like blue…
Examples include: (3D) cubes, spheres, ovoids, triangular pyr…
Examples include: circle, oval, oblong, square, triangle, rec…
Line
Examples include: vertical, horizontal, diagonal, thick, thin…
Color
Types include: cool, warm, deep; actual color names like blue…
Art Terms
ORTHOGONAL
Vanishing Point
Perspective
Foreshortening
intersecting or lying at right angles
point in a drawing or painting at which parallel lines appear…
In drawing or painting, a way of portraying three dimensions…
Drawing an object so that the parts appear to diminish as the…
ORTHOGONAL
intersecting or lying at right angles
Vanishing Point
point in a drawing or painting at which parallel lines appear…
Art Terms
Leonardo Da Vinci - Mona Lisa
Betty Saar - The Liberation of Aunt Je…
Marcel Duchamp - LHOOQ
Maya Lin - Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
Leonardo Da Vinci - Mona Lisa
Betty Saar - The Liberation of Aunt Je…
Art Terms
Drawing
Value
Value
Value
To create a three dimensional illusions on a two dimensional…
Refers to the relative lightness and darkness of a surface
The amount of light reflected from a surface determine its...
Ranges from white though gray and to black
Drawing
To create a three dimensional illusions on a two dimensional…
Value
Refers to the relative lightness and darkness of a surface
15 terms
Art terms
Cotour lines
Shading
Highlights
Middle value
Defines the edges and surface ridges of an object.
the use of light and dark values to give the illusion of form.
Small ares of white used to show the very brightest spots of…
Used to show the actual color of the object.
Cotour lines
Defines the edges and surface ridges of an object.
Shading
the use of light and dark values to give the illusion of form.
6 terms
art terms
line
shape
form
space
the path of a dot on a drawing plane
a line that meets on both ends to form an enclosed area
an object that has lengh width and height
the perception of depth an artist creates on a drawing plane
line
the path of a dot on a drawing plane
shape
a line that meets on both ends to form an enclosed area
Art Terms
Hue
Tint
Shade
Value
The name of a color
Hue plus white
Hue plus black
Relative lightness or darkness of a color
Hue
The name of a color
Tint
Hue plus white
ART TERMS
compostition
Good compostition
Controversial Issue
Monochromatic Colors
The plan placement or arrangement of the elements of art in a…
Should incorporate balance, movement, proportion, space, etc.
An important issue that is debated and disputed between sides…
Consisting of only a single color or hue; may include all it'…
compostition
The plan placement or arrangement of the elements of art in a…
Good compostition
Should incorporate balance, movement, proportion, space, etc.
Art Terms
1. a) Idealized
Example of Idealized
Expressionist
Example of Expressionism
It refers to natural imagery that is modified in a way that s…
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, Rome.
It refers to styles of art that communicate heightened emotio…
Jungster Tag (last judgment) ... Wassily Kandinsky
1. a) Idealized
It refers to natural imagery that is modified in a way that s…
Example of Idealized
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, Rome.
57 terms
Art Terms
Animism
Subject Matter
content
Iconoclast
the belief in the exisitence of souls and the conviction that…
What the image literally depicts
what the image means
image breakers
Animism
the belief in the exisitence of souls and the conviction that…
Subject Matter
What the image literally depicts
8 terms
art terms
color
unity
pattern
aesthetic
The phenomenon of light reflections off an object
All parts of a work of art working together in harmony.
A repetition of elements.
What is artistically valid or beautiful.
color
The phenomenon of light reflections off an object
unity
All parts of a work of art working together in harmony.
Art Terms
Space
Line
Shape
Color
Area around an object
A path made by a moving point
An area made by closing a line
Visual perceptual property
Space
Area around an object
Line
A path made by a moving point
74 terms
art terms
*perceive【感知】
*elements of art【艺术的元素】
*principles of art【艺术的原理】
* line【线条】
The act of understanding by means of the senses or of the min…
Elements of art / design is that artist use it to express the…
principles of art / design is that artist use it to express t…
A line is any mark on a surface that has an outline or edge.…
*perceive【感知】
The act of understanding by means of the senses or of the min…
*elements of art【艺术的元素】
Elements of art / design is that artist use it to express the…
48 terms
Art I terms for Final Exam
color or hue
form
line
shape
the quality of light reflected from an object. Ex: red, orang…
a 3-dimensional object or the illusion of 3-dimensions
a point moving in space. It can vary in width, length, curvat…
an enclosed 2-dimensional area or plane
color or hue
the quality of light reflected from an object. Ex: red, orang…
form
a 3-dimensional object or the illusion of 3-dimensions
Art Terms
Horizon Line
Vanishing Point
Receding Lines
Detail
the area where the land/water meets the sky
a dot that has receding lines connected to it.
lines that are at an angle and meet with the vanishing point
makes objects look more realistic. If drawing something that…
Horizon Line
the area where the land/water meets the sky
Vanishing Point
a dot that has receding lines connected to it.
151 terms
Art terms
abstract
abstract expressionism
action painting
acrylic
type of composition not referencing natural objects; reaction…
post WWII art movement developed in New York in the 1940s; fi…
painting style where paint is spontaneously splashed on canva…
pigmented liquid polymer used in painting; water-soluble but…
abstract
type of composition not referencing natural objects; reaction…
abstract expressionism
post WWII art movement developed in New York in the 1940s; fi…
378 terms
Art Terms
Academic art
Acrylic Painting
Aegean Art
Aerial perspective
Literally, belonging to an Academy of art. Also: derogatory t…
Uses a fast-drying, synthetic, water soluble paint that can b…
From various cultures around the eastern Mediterranean from c…
A way of suggesting the far distance in a landscape by using…
Academic art
Literally, belonging to an Academy of art. Also: derogatory t…
Acrylic Painting
Uses a fast-drying, synthetic, water soluble paint that can b…
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