The 3 Purposes for Drawing
1. Preliminary study
To think through an idea
To make VISUAL, the wri9en word, ideas or products used in
books, magazines, posters, and newsp
The Modern World: 1800-1945
Fauvism and Expressionism, Cubism
Fantasy and Futurism
Dada and Surrealism
Building New So
Part Two -The Vocabulary of Art
THE VISUAL ELEMENTS
Shape & Mass
Texture & Pa=ern
Time & MoBon
Line is dened as a path of
a moving point.
The primary funcBons
Figure 11.1 Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999.
SCULPTURE; as dened, is art that
encompasses height, width and depth.
It is also the act or prac?ce of shaping
gures or designs in the round o
Graphic Design is the visual presenta2on of
Three historical changes created the high demand for
Pigment combined with oil, usually linseed
It has been said that Jan van Eyck invented oil
paints. While we know this
Principles of Design
Unity and Variety
Visual Unity: Unity based in the elements of
shape, line, color, mass, etc.
What is Art?
Warhol is invi1ng commentary on the image as celebrity itself.
Warhol, Thirty Are Be,er than One, 1936.
Mona Lisa, c. 1503-05.
Art and Appearances
First Communion, 1895-96.
Themes of Art
Poli7cs and the Social Order
Stories and Histories
Looking Outward: The Here and Now
Looking Inward: The Human Experience
Inven7on and Fantasy
The Natural World
Chapter 5 Abstract Art
Its Not All Just Color Splotches
When you hear the term abstract you may think of paint spilled and tossed onto a
canvas, but abstract art is more than just that. Last week we talked about
Representational Art (art that represented
Chapter 6 The Visual Elements
The Parts from Which Art Is Made
When you think about what art is made from paint, marble, canvas, and paper may
immediately come to mind. In this chapter well be discussing mor
Chapter 1 Living With Art
The Beginning of Art
we think, eventually
evolved into the
Homo genus that
contains us today. It
was these creatures
which may have
had the first
form of artwork. No
Chapter 10 The Elements of Design Continued
This week we are continuing our discussion on the Elements of Design which we began
last week. Well start by talking about.
Scale and Proportion
Scale is the size of something in
relation to a standard or normal
Week 4 The History of Art History
Art vs. Craft
The ideas we have about what is art have not always been in place. It developed
as recently as 200 years ago. Even the word art has a history. During the Middle Ages,
when European culture was beginning to d
Chapter 2 Living with Art Continued
We are continuing with our discussion of why artists create art from last week. When we
left off we said that they gave Tangible Form to the Unknown. Well pick up with the
To Give Tangible Form to Feelings
Chapter 3 What is Art?
Vincent Van Gogh
Many artists from the past have left moving accounts of just how much they valued art.
For Vincent van Gogh, to be an artist was a great and noble calling, even if the price to be
paid for it in life is high. Van Go
Chapter 7 The Visual Elements Continued
Color has long been a major
component in debates within the
artistic world. When the first major art
academies were being created in
France during the 1600s, the debate
centered around two groups of artists
Summarize the main contribution(s) of each philosopher in 2-4 sentences:
-knowledge is valuable for its own sake. Provided a plausible explanation to
certain natural phenomenon and existence. They provided reason, science,
and rationality compare
Chapter 8 The Visual Elements Concluded
Actual Texture vs. Visual Texture
mat- made of
Actual texture is tactile, meaning it is
something we can touch and feel.
Prayer Mat by Mona Hatoum (figure
1) makes use of ac
Europe and America,
1870 to 1900
Figure 31-8 PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR, Le Moulin de la Galette, 1876. Oil on canvas, 4 3 x 5 8. Muse dOrsay,
In Renoir's Le Moulin de la Galette, light dissolves the entire scene into broken touches of pure
SCULPTURE; as defined, is art that encompasses height, width and depth.
Venus of Willendorf These types of sculptures are known as fertility figures Carved from
Worlds Oldest Sculpture a fertility figure -Discovered in 2008 in a cave in Germany.
Media- is a material or standard category in which an artwork is made. Ex. Painting, pottery, oil on canvas, etc.
Technique- the manner and ability with which an artist employs the technical skills of a particular art
Content- what an artwork