Art mid- term Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
satin
some light
rhythm, movement, contrast
principles
naturalism
true to life
gesture
an expressive movement
opaque
cant see through it
positive space
a solid shape
Actual texture is primarily experienced through the sense of ________.
Touch
originality
unique, one of a kind
volume
area contained within a form
plane
the surface of any drawing
static
means to be at rest
shape, line and space
emphasis on elements
In Family of Saltimbanques, Picasso places visual emphasis on the seated woman in the painting through ________.
Isolation
_________ refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movment, or a specific culture or period.
Style
elements of art
color, texture, line, space
romanticized
depicting subject in a nostalgic emotional or mysterious way
ground
the surface on which you work
hallogram
3-dimensional image created with a laser beam
rhythm
created by repeating posotive spaces seperated by negative spaces
curved
a line that changes direction gradually
line
there are 5 kinds: verticle, horizontal, diagonal, curved , and zigzag
slab construction
method of hand-building where sheets of clay are rolled out using a rolling pin and dowels. Forms are created by joining pieces together through the slip and score method
In art, __________ refers to the distribution of the actual or apparent weight of the compositional elements.
Balance
Objects that are depicted as three-dimensional on a two-dimensional surface have what we call _______.
Implied mass
In Brancusi's sculpture The Kiss, the two figures are reduced to a simple block form, much like the ___________ of Pablo Picasso and George Braque.
Cubism
_______ texture compels the viewer to look again at an object and to think about it more deeply.
Subversive
The ancient Greeks developed the concept of the ______ because they believed that it created ideal proportions in architecture.
Golden Mean
Gestalt psychologists have noted that shapes can be ambiguous, so as to encourage ________.
Figure-ground reversals
Complimentary
A color scheme consisting of two colors opposite each other on the color wheel. When mixed together can create a neutral or brown like color.
coil
cylindrical shaped clay used to make pots layer by layer
abstact
forms that do not accurately depict real objects
stipping
a drawing technique in which shading is done with the dots of varying values
details
the lightest line weight should be used for what
personal
function that allows artist to create to express personal feelings
victor vasarely (1906-1997) considered the founder of op art
Bridget Riley (1931-)
op artists to know
value
range from black to white, as in shading and or blending the colors or tones
Artists produce _______ of a given hue by adding white.
Tints
When you look at a(n) ___________ painting, your eyes are manipulated to see rippling movement and afterimages.
Op art
Monochromatic
Literally ONE color. Mono = 1, Chrome = color, A color scheme that consist of one hue and all of its tints and shades.
Color
The response of the eye to different wavelengths of light. Color has hue (the color itself)
Tint
Adding white to lighten any color. A high-value color
yes
is it mandatory for all art students to attend the art show
representational or figurative
art depicts recognizable natural forms or created objects
china
the oldest known paper was made here in 150 b.c.
positative shapes
the shapes or forms in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art
blind contour
the line drawing done without looking at the paper
folk artist
artist who are self taught and therefore have had little or no formal schooling in artistic methods
One of the best ways to illustrate sylistic differences between works of art is to choose several works that have a _____.
Common Theme
Hues that lie next to another on the color wheel are _______. (Harmonious and soothing)
Analogous.
The ______ of a work of art is everything that is contained in it.
Content
forms
a cone, a cylinder, a cube, and a sphere are example of this
shading
the use of light and dark values to create the illusion form
openness
shape or form that is inviting and can be seen into or through
negative space
in 2- and 3-dimensional art, the areas between and around shapes and forms
composition
the way the priciples of art are used to organize the elements of art
One of the best ways to create the illusion of motion on a two-dimensional surface is by ______________.
Blurring outlines
credit line
a list of important facts about a work of art
To achieve the subtle tonal contrasts in his Portrait of a Woman, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux created a hazy atmosphere through the use of ______.
Soft chalk on course paper
The oldest known type of ink is India or China ink, made from a solution of ______.
Carbon black and water
/ 59
Term:
Definition:
Definition:

Leave a Comment ({[ getComments().length ]})

Comments ({[ getComments().length ]})

{[comment.username]}

{[ comment.comment ]}

View All {[ getComments().length ]} Comments
Ask a homework question - tutors are online