unit 1 notes.docx - 1.1 Art in two dimensions Art for arts sake popped up in the 20th century reason for other than themselves art is just to be art

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6/4/18 1.1 Art in two dimensions “Art for art’s sake”: popped up in the 20th century, reason for other than themselves, art is just to be art 2-deimsional art o Is flat or with very low relief o Has height and width, but not physical depth Three elements o Functions of a line Connects 2 points Defines the boundaries between planes Defines shapes Directs viewer’s eye Conveys a sense of movement and energy o Line Regular lines: express control and planning Regulated lines: communicates objectivity and accuracy Irregular lines: reflecting wildness of nature, chaos, accident (passion and full of feeling) Implied lines: series of marks, give impression that one is seeing line where there is no continuos mark Directional line: use to direct viewer’s attention to a particular part of work Contour line: outer edge or profile of piece, suggests a volume in space by hinting clues about the changing character of surface Communicative lines: both guide attention and suggest particular feeling Vertical line communicate strength, authority, stability Horizontal line communicates calm, peace, and passiveness Diagonal lines communicate movement action, and drama o Shape: 2D area the boundaries of which defined but lines or suggested changes in color or value Geometric: magmatically regular and precise Organic: made up of unpredictable, irregular lines that suggest natural world Implied shapes: shapes that can be seen where no continuos boundary exists o Contrast: when artist uses 2 noticeable different states of an element, effective to use opposites Archetype: universally understood symbol or term or pattern of behavior, a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, or emulated 6/5/18
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