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Art 1133 Visual Arts Mid-Term Study Guide What is mixed media? Art made with a combination of different material, as many artist do today. According to the authors of the book Innovator's DNA, what are the traits that define creativity? 1. Associating. The ability to make connections across seemingly unrelated fields. 2. Questioning. Persistently challenging the status quo, asking why things function as they do now, and how or why they might be changed. 3. Observing. Intently watching the world around, without judgement, in search of new insights or ways of operating. 4. Networking. Being willing to interact with others, and learn from them,even if their view are radically different or their competencies seem unrelated. 5. Experimenting. Exploring new possibilities by trying them out, building models and taking them apart for further information . Know the elements and principles of art Elements: lines, shape, mass, space, time, motion, light, color, texture, and figure Principles of design: unity and variety, balance, emphasis and subordination, directional forces, contrast, repetition and rhythm, and scale and proportion . What is kinetic art? The sculpture slowly moves in space. Calder leading inventor of kinetic art. Was one of the artist who made actual motion a major feature of their art. What is the definition of rhythm? Refers to any kind of movement or structure of dominant and subordinate elements in sequence. What is architecture? 1. the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings, the style in which a building is designed or constructed, especially with regard to a specific period, place, or culture. 2. the complex or carefully designed structure of something Know the different types of balance Balance refers to the feeling of equilibrium or stability of a work of art . There are three types of balances : symmetrical, asymmetrical and
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radial. Symmetrical balance is easy to see. It is when two halves of a work are identical or very similar . * Asymmetrical balance is a feature of: Edgar Degas' Jockeys Before the Race * Symmetrical Balance two sides of a composition correspond to one another in size, shape, and placement of form * Radial balance is any type of balance based on a circle with its design extending. from center. A star, the iris around each pupil of your eyes, a wheel with spokes, and a daisy (among many flowers and other plant forms) are examples of radial Know these pieces of art: Damien Hirst's Posterity—The Holy Place
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