Art 101 Notes 2

Art 101 Notes 2 - Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Value Value...

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Value Value The blacks, whites and grays in an artwork Achromatic Without color o Artwork: Robert Longo, Dancing Couple, 1996 o Artwork: Edward Weston, Pepper, 1930 Chromatic Relating to color or colors o Artwork: Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Decapitating Holofernes, 1620 Value Contrast Degree of difference between shades of gray o Example: Film still from Night of the Hunter , Charles Laughton, director , 1955 o Example: Film still from Dr. Strangelove , Stanley Kubrick, director , 1964 Low-key Values shades between middle gray and black can convey somberness or “quietude” o Artwork: Sue Coe High-Key Values tints between middle grey and white can be uplifting or stimulating o Artwork: William Kentridge, Drawing Room, 1998 o Example: Film still from The Man Who Wasn’t There , Joel Coen, director , 2001 Highlighting exaggeration or emphasis of light areas within a composition o Artwork: Nico and Andy Warhol, 1966
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o Artwork: Caravaggio, The Calling of St. Matthew, 1599-1600 o Artwork: Film still from Citizen Kane , Orson Welles, director , 1941 Silhouette a drawing of the outline of a figure, especially a human profile, filled in with a solid color, often black o Example: Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln Silhouettes o Artwork: Kara Walker, Gone, An Historical of a Civil War as it Occurred Between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart , 1994 o Artwork: Kara Walker, Jockey, 1995 Drawing Artwork: Cave Painting, Lascaux, France I. Uses As Communication o Example : Map of Tel-Aviv As Preparation o Artwork: Theo van Doesman, Abstraction of a Cow (3 versions) o Artwork: Michelangelo, Sketches for the Libyan Sibyl, 1508-12 o Artwork: Michelangelo, Libyan Sibyl, Sistine Chapel, 1508-12 As Finished Artwork o Robert Longo Colossus, 2004 Untitled (Hot Sun), 2006 Untitled (Neptune and Triton), 2006 Eric, circa 1983 o William Kentridge still from Stereoscope, 1999 still from History of the Main Complaint, 1996
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II. Terms Support o surface onto which an image is placed Paper III. Dry Media Pencil/Graphite o Pencil: graphite blended with clay and encased in wood or paper Pencil Hardness Example : Head Studies, pencil on paper Artwork: Alfred Leslie, pencil on paper Artwork: David Hockney, colored pencil on paper Artwork: Reclining nude, colored pencil on paper Charcoal o Types of Charcoal: 1.) Vine 2.)Compressed Artwork: Edgar Degas, charcoal on paper Artwork: Fireflies, charcoal on paper Artwork: Alfred Leslie, charcoal on paper Artwork: Jasper Johns, Alphabet Pastel o Pastel: pigment combined with a binder and shaped into workable sticks Artwork: Edgar Degas, Woman at her Toilette, pastel on paper Artwork: Edgar Degas, Three Danseuses, pastel on paper IV. Fluid Media Ink
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o Applicators o Natural Brushes o Quill Pen Wash o ink diluted with water, usually applied with a brush
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course ART 100 taught by Professor Grambo during the Spring '10 term at Boise State.

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