1. What is Art?
    A work of art is the visual expression of an idea or experiance, formed with skill
  2. Purposes and Functions of Art
    • Comunication
    • Day-to-Day living
    • Worship/ ritual
    • Personal expression
    • Visual delight
    • Political
    • Cultural
  3. What factors make up creativity?
    The ability to bring forth innovative original ideas through different channels e.g. curiosity, synthesis, changing the function of a "thing" to function as another "thing".
  4. What is the difference between looking and seeing?
    Looking is merely glancing or getting a general view of something vs. seeing which brings out the intimate details of a visual form.
  5. Value
    lightness or darkness of tones or colors
  6. Contur line
    a line that defines a form or edge
  7. Hatching Lines
    rows of parallel lines to suggest shadow or volume
  8. Implied mass
    In 3D area is called mass (weight & space of object). In 2D painting or drawing we must use implied mass, the use of lines and shading to create the illusion of depth/ mass.
  9. Kenetic Art
    Art that physically moves
  10. Hue, Tint, Shade
    • Hue= Color
    • Tint=addition of white to a hue
    • Shade= addition of black to a hue
  11. Iconography
    Symbolic meaning of signs, subjects and images
  12. Chiaroscuro
    Light to dark values in 2d images (think Rembrandt self-portrait)
  13. Monochromatic color scheme
    Variations in the value and intensity of a single hue
  14. Complementary color scheme
    Emphasis of two hues opposite each other on the color wheel e.g. yellow and purple
  15. Representational Art
    Depictions of "things" subjects (when human figure it used its called figurative art)
  16. Abstract Art
    Works that depict natual objects in simplified, distorted, or exaggerated ways.
  17. trompe l'oeil
    Art style that depicts the most real looking version of a subject
  18. Figure-ground relationship
    Visual effect in which what was seen as a possitive shape becomes a negative shape and vice versa.
  19. Positive and Negative space
    Positive space is the artwork itself or figures in the art vs. negative space which surrounds the artwork or is the background
  20. Volume
    In 3D  area when mass encloses space, the space is volume
  21. Mass
    Phyical or bulk of a solid body of material
  22. Implied motion
    A still artwork which appears to be in motion
  23. A simultaneous story
    An artwork which encompasses the progression of a story
  24. Linear perspective
    The way objects in space appear to the eye e.g. up close or in the distance.
  25. Atmospheric perspective
    Illusion of depth created by changing color, value, and detail
  26. Form and Content
    Form is what we see; content is the meaning we get from what we see- they are inseparable
  27. 7 key principles of design
    • -unity and variety
    • -balance
    • -emphasis & subordination
    • -directional forces
    • -contrast
    • -repetition and rhythm
    • -scale & proportion
  28. Draw color wheel
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  29. Draw clues to spatial depth
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  30. Draw road with one point perspective
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  31. Draw grey scale with 9 boxes
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