Scale and Proportion

Scale and Proportion - Art 100 Instructor Grambo Scale and...

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Art 100 Instructor: Grambo Scale and Proportion November 9, 2010 I. Scale and Proportion A. Scale: a reference standard of measurement of size; size in relation to other objects or humans B. Relative Size: the fact that objects of the same size look larger when they are closer to the viewer; a method of creating the illusion of space by rendering objects that are designated to be nearby larger Artwork: Raphael, The School of Athens , 1511 II. Scale within Art Artwork: Count de Montizon, The Hippopotamus at the Zoological Gardens, Regent’s Park, London , 1852 Artwork: Fra Angelico, Deposition, 1430 Artwork: Caravaggio, Deposition III. Size and Art Artwork: Tom Friedman, Untitled , 1994 Artwork: Claes Oldenburg, Shuttlecocks , 1994 Artwork: Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin , 1976 A. Hierarchical Scaling: the use of size to indicate the relative importance of the objects or people in a composition Example: Column of Trajan, Rome, 1 st Century C.E. Example:
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