07 - Intro to Art The Language of Art art communicates...

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Intro to Art 8/27/2007 The Language of Art: art communicates through a very specific language has its own grammar and syntax colors shapes lines wavy lines straight lines circular lines implied lines contour lines creates tones, shading lines can represent: motion energy speed chaos direction Color temperature softer look= lighter colors Woodcuts tend to be very linear carve out the parts of a picture you want to be white into a piece of wood put ink on the wood and imprint on paper Etching use acid to burn an impression into a metal plate. creates shading Achromatic value- from black to white Chromatic value- from the true color to white Use light changes to create three dimensionality Things in the distance tend to go slightly blue- atmospheric spectrum Additive color system only works with lights eg. computer screens, cell phone screens, theater
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course ARS 100 taught by Professor Artdept during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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