Art Appriciation

Art Appriciation - Art Appreciation: Notes I. How are they...

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Art Appreciation: Notes I. How are they put together? a. Media b. Composition c. Perspective d. Chiaroscuro e. Content II. Painting Media a. Oil—Eyke: Protrait of Giovanno (pic with the reflection in the mirror) i. Developed about the beginning of the 15 th century deuring the Northern Renaissance ii. Can be painted over (reworked) iii. Allows for an enormous amount of detail iv. Huge range of color possibilities v. Allows for textural manipulation vi. Durable vii. Dries slowly (colors can blend) b. Watercolor i. Uses water as a thinner ii. Usually applied to paper iii. Transparent (need to be controlled) iv. Delicate look c. Tempera i. Ground pigments and their color binders (gum or glue) ii. Most popular form is egg tempera iii. Opaque form iv. Fast-drying (eliminates brushstroke) v. Shows extremely sharp detail d. Acrylics i. Modern synthetic paints ii. Can be dissolved in water iii. Opaque or transparent iv. Dries fast v. Does not darken or yellow with age e. Fresco i. Wall-painting technique
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course ART None taught by Professor None during the Spring '08 term at Pepperdine.

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