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Form

arrangements, composition, pattern, structure.

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Function/content

what the work is about.

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Process/technique

method used to produce work.

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Medium

material used to create the art.

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Craft

technical skill of the artist.

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Genre

classification within discipline.

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Interpretation

where and how the work is used.

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Line

used to create pattern, textures, to imply dimensions.

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Shape

identifiable boundaries; organic or geometry.

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Color

Sensation produced by various wavelengths of light. HUE

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Value

reltive lightness of darkness of things

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Perspective

3-D or 2-D?

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One-point linear perspective

1 vanishing point (railroad).

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two-point linear perspective

2 vanishing points (looking down two separate hallways).

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Texture

appearance or feel of the surface

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2-D Visual Art

painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and other graphic arts.

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Painting

oil, watercolor, tempera, acrylics, gouache, fresco.

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Drawing

pen and ink, pastels, pencil, charcoal

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Printmaking

relief prints created from a raised background (raised areas hold ink). Woodcuts are good examples.

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Intaglio Process

involve carving or scratching an image into surface.

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Planographic Process

involve applying a waxy substance to a surface.

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Printmaking: Photography

Invented in the 1840's; image captured by a camera and printed on photosensitive surface. The Falls Church (1861) - Mathew Brady
Snake River and Jackson Hole (1942) - Ansel Adams