The Absolut Monte Carlo ad is a beautiful example of using formal art principles to sell an item. At
first glance, it looks like you are simply looking at a bird's eye view of a roulette table in the famous
Monte Carlo casino, but it has been cleverly arr
My personal definition of art has definitely expanded as a result of this course. I could always see the
details and finesse in nature, woodwork and of course intentional art pieces. I find, though, that I am
noticing more artistic concepts and ideas in e
Hi! My name is Heidi Sisk. I returned to Marshall University last semester after a 12 year break. I am
(still!) a sophomore majoring in English Literature. When I was 20, I left West Virginia for the warmer
climate of Tampa, Florida. For eight years I exp
I am Heidi. I'm 32 years old and have just re-enrolled at Marshall. After high school, I participated in a
program at WVU during the summer break called HCOP. It was designed to help students wanting to
pursue a medical or dental career on a professional
Art Movement in mid 1950s in Britain and late 1950s in US.
Challenge to traditions of fine art by including images from popular culture (advertising, news, etc.)
Material is sometimes removed visually from it's known context or isolated. Or combin
Also known as relief, or relievo rillievo, is sculptural. Comes from latin term to raise.
It is made though a piece of flat metal that is worked away in the background (pushing outwards to
create the relief) so the image has to be drawn/known t
Covers broad range of art forms.
Typically two dimensional.
calligraphy Visual art of writing. The design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument or
brush should be done in one stroke, rather than drawn. Definition: th
Romanesque architecture in churches
Floorplan - Shaped like a cross
-Apse (on each side)
-crossing (in middle)
-transept (on each side of the cross arms)
-side aisle (each side)
Types of Coumns (early)
Parts of Columns:
Columns supported ceilings without solid walls, which increased t