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Art History of the Cinema Quiz #1 Review Session
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Composition The overall plan or structure Denotes the relationship among component parts and involves balance and harmony The relationships of parts to each other, the whole work, and the viewer. Composition depends on how the formal elements are arranged and is distinct from subject matter, content, or theme.
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Plane A flat surface having a direction in space Examples Stonhenge: Circular Plane Towers: Vertical Plane Greek temples: Horizontal Plans
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Balance The harmonious blending of formal elements. Simplest form: symmetry Can be achieved through aesthetically satisfying asymmetry.
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Line The path traced by a moving point. In geometry, a line has no width or volume; only length and direction. Perpendicular, converging, and intersecting lines: create sense of force/counterforce Thin lines: delicate, weak, unassertive. Thick lines: aggressive, forceful, and strong. Flat lines: calm.
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Depth/Illusion Technique of creating an illusion of 3D in a 2D image. Using modeling lines to simulate 3- dimensionality (shading or hatching. Making nearer objects overlap more distant ones Depicting a nearer object as larger than a more distant object. Making the base of the nearer object closer to the lower edge of the picture.
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Perspective Aids in the illusion of depth. Simplest form: one point perspective.
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Physical properties of color Seven principal colors in the spectrum. Each principal color has many variations. These variations depend on three factors: Hue Value Intensity
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Almost synonymous with color. Each has a different wavelength. Primary colors: Red, Yellow, Blue Secondary Colors: Orange, Green, Purple Intermediate: Blue-green Colors opposite to each other on the color wheel are complementary. Hues containing common colors: analogous hues.
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