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DEFINITION: AESTHETIC QUALITIES
- MFM

- How the artist has used art ELEMENTS and art PRINCIPLES
- Influence and create the mood, feeling or meaning of an artwork
- Experienced by the viewer

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DEFINITION: ART FORMS
- MTP
* Drawing
* Painting
* Printmaking
* Sculpture
* Multimedia
* Photography
ETC.

- Classifications of artworks
- CONVENTIONALLY established form
- Artistic composition
- This is determined by the use of Materials, Techniques and Processes

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DEFINITION: ANALYSE

- Study / examine art in detail
- Identifying components and the relationships between them
- HELPS understand the meaning of the artwork

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DEFINITION: CULTURAL CONTEXT

- Reference to a particular gender, culture, language or period of time
- Influenced the makings of an ARTWORK

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DEFINITION: HISTORICAL CONTEXT

- Reference to a particular date and event form HISTORY
- Informed the MAKINGS of an artwork
- WORLD WAR 1 and 2

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DEFINITION: DISCUSS

- The ability to IDENTIFY issues
- Provide points For and/or AGAINST

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DEFINITION: IDEAS AND MEANINGS

- Messages that are communicated
- This includes the ARTIST'S use of symbols and metaphors

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DEFINITION: INFLUENCES
- Artistic
- Personal
- Social
- Political
- Religious or cultural

- Artist's personal and artistic influence
- Impact on the making of artworks

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DEFINITION: INTERPRETATION
- Appreciation of meaning

- The way the artist has chosen to convey MEANING
- Or their perception of the SUBJECT MATTER

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DEFINITION: MATERIALS / TECHNIQUES / PROCESSES

MATERIALS
- Physical substances
- Used in the creation of a work of art

TECHNIQUES
- A method of using materials to achieve a specific EFFECT

PROCESSES
- Specific art-making method
- Foe Example: Etching: Involved in the printmaking process.

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DEFINITION: STUDIO PRACTICE
- II
- SM
- CP
- M
- T
- P
- AF

- Range of characteristics
- INCLUDES: Individual ideas, subject matter, conceptual possibilities, materials, techniques, processes and art forms.

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DEFINITION: STUDIO PROCESS
* E
* D
* R
* R
* P

- STAGES in production of artworks
- Explore, Develop, Refine, Resolve, Present

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DEFINITION: STYLE

- Visible / distinguishing characteristics in an artwork
- Either: artistic (Generalized) or individual (Distinctive)
- Connected to an established artistic style
- Connected to personal styles/mannerisms

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DEFINITION: SUBJECT MATTER

- What is depicted or shown
- This can be either LITERAL or CONCEPTUAL
- EXAMPLES: Portrait, Landscape, Still life
- EXAMPLES: Figurative, Semi-abstract, Abstract

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DEFINITION: VISUAL LANGUAGE

- Communication of ideas through experiences, images and objects
- Used to communicate the exploration, development and resolution of artworks