Survey of Art I Art Terms lecture 1

Survey of Art I Art Terms lecture 1 - Elements of an...

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Unformatted text preview: Elements of an artwork Starter Kit chapter Elements of an artwork Form what does the artwork look like? Content what does the artwork mean? Style in what way did the artist make the artwork? Medium/Technique what is the artwork made of and how did the artist make it? Form What the artwork looks like. Formal elements are qualities that are purely visual. Practicing formal elements! Line Line: an element greater in length than in width. Actual line: the line is visible Line Implied line: the line is created by the viewers eyes Shape Shape: defned by the borders oF an outline. biomorphic shape: a shape that looks like it comes from nature geometric shape: a regular shape, based on mathematics closed shape: has complete outline open shape: does not have a complete outline Outline: lines that defne the borders oF an area Color Also called hue: differing wavelengths of electromagnetic energy. Color Wheel Color primary color: red, yellow, and blue (colors that produce all other colors) Color complementary color: mixture of two primary colors. Color...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ART 205 taught by Professor Amybabinec during the Fall '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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