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vocab words - c.- circa, or approximately e.g.- for example...

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Unformatted text preview: c.- circa, or approximately e.g.- for example etc.- and so oni.e.- that isN.B.- note welliconography-the symbolic meanings of subjects and signs used to convey ideas important to particular cultures or religions, and the conventions governing the use of such forms somatic-chiaroscuro- Italian word meaning light- dark. The gradations of light and dark values in two-dimensional imagery; especially the illusion of rounded, three- dimensional form created through gradations of light and shade rather than line. Highly developed by Renaissance painters linear perspective- (invented by Brunelleschi); based on the fact that parallel lines or edges appear to converge and objects appear smaller as the distance between them and the viewer increases hue- the property of a color identifying a specific, named wavelength of light such as green, red, violet, and so on. Often used synonymously with color value/tone- the lightness or darkness of tones or colors. White is the lightest value and black is the darkest. The value halfway between these extremes is called value and black is the darkest....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ART 1001 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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