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All arts such as dance, music, literature, acting, plays, music, ect.

The Arts

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Drawings, painting, design, sculpture, architecture, etc.

The Visual Arts

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Thoughts or ideas generally used for creating solutions or solving problems and used in all parts of our lives.

Creativity

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Art that contains recognizable subjects or you can tell what objects are represented

Representational Art

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Objects or figures that look real

Realism, Naturalism, or Figuartive

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Art that looks as though you can reach in a painting and grab objects (to fool the eye)

Trompe l' oeil

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Reproduce the look and feel of photograph

Photorealism

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Art that makes no reference to the real world (also known as non-objective)

Non-Representational

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Art where objects have been altered in any way

Abstract

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Objects are designed in a more simplified and graphic appearance (form of abstract)

Stylized

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What we see or physical art itself

Form

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The meaning/message of art (including emotional, intellectual, symbolic, etc)

Content

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When art has a religious or cultural meaning

Iconography

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The arrangement of all objects and shapes in a work of art

Composition

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The material that the artist uses to make art

Medium

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Plural for medium

Media

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Objects in art that symbolize or have an additional or hidden meaning

Symbolism

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Art created by an artist with little or no formal art training

Folk Art

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The Role of the Artist (6)

1 Create places for human purpose
2 Create extraordinary versions of everyday objects
3 Record (history) and Commemorate
4 Give tangible (visible) form to unknown
5 Create feelings and ideas
6 Give a new way of seeing the world

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"Housepainter III" sculpture by

Duane Hanson

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"Housepainter III" represents

Photorealistic

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"Starry Night" painted by

Vincent Van Gogh

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"Starry Night" represents

Stylized

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Logos represent

Abstraction

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Collages by Romare Bearden represent

Abstraction

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A reaction to Hitler's aerial bombing of the city (contains abstract, symbolism, and expression)

"Guernica" by Pablo Picasso

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"Mona Lisa" painted by

Leonardo de Vinci

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Where "Mona Lisa" is displayed

Louvre

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One of the most important museums in the world

Louvre

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Contains stones and weighs 50 tons

Stonehenge

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Stonehenge represents

Visual Art

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Chuck Close self-portraits left and right side represents

left=Photorealism ; right=Abstract/Optical Mixing

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Created for dead Pharoahs and items for the afterlife, also created for Gods

Pyramids

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The path of a moving point, mark used to draw, outline a shape, and creates a path for the eye to follow

Line

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A line that is calm, rest, peace, lazy, death, stagnant, and wide open spaces

Horizontal Line

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A line that is dignity, religious, upright, strength, power, and pious

Vertical Line

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A line is excitement, energy, action, drama, spontaneous, anger, aggression, and combative

Curved / Diagonal Line

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Visually suggested Lines (ex. pointing your finger)

Implied Lines

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Outline any edges

Contour Lines

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Lines that vary in thickness

Calligraphic Lines

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A system of correctly showing how objects go back into space using an eye level or horizontal lines and vainsh

Linear Perspective

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Darkness or lightness of an object (ex. The earth shining on it)

Value/Light

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Light to dark

Chiaroscuro

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The area where the light strikes directly so it will reflect the most light, making it the brightest spot

Highlight

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Area around the highlight

Light area

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From the light it becomes dark

Shadow

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The area one the opposite side of the light making it the darkest area

Shadow Core

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Reflects light on the shadow core (ex. Photographers use reflectors to brighten a shadow)

Reflected Light

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Created by blocking light and casting darkness behind the subject (ex. Moonlight is so bright that you can see your shadow)

Cast Shadow

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Surface feel or how the surface would appear to feel

Texture

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Areas with definable boundaries (ex. defined by color, texture, value, or outlined)

Shape

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Formal shapes (ex. circle or square)

Geometric Shapes

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Less formal or precise shapes

Organic Shapes

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Background or unoccupied spaces (also called negative spaces)

Negative Shapes

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Element that affects your life

Color

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Primary colors are __ and are need to __

Red, Blue, & Yellow ; mix any color

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Secondary colors are __

Orange, Purple, & Green

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Yellow+Blue=

Green

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Red+Blue=

Purple

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Red+Yellow=

Orange

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Mixtures of primary & secondary colors

Intermediate Colors

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Colors that feel warm (usually advance toward the viewer)

Warm Colors

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Warm colors are

Red, orange, & yellow

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Cool colors are

Blue, green, & purple

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Colors that feel cool

Cool colors

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Natural color (ex. green=grass

Local colors

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Measures of color's strength (darkness to brightness

Intensity

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Colors opposite on the color wheel (ex. red=green ; blue=orange)

Complementary Colors

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Seeing a color's opposite (complementary) after staring at a color

Simultaneous Contrast

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A color scheme using one color (ex. dark red and light red)

Monochromatic

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Colors closely related or near each other on the color wheel

Analogous Colors

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In the distance, colors become lighter and less intense

Atmospheric Persective

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Allows viewer to mix colors with their eyes using dots

Optical Mixing

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The human eye can see over __ colors

7 million

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A lasting impression made in 90 sec. and only __ percent has to do with color

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What can sway your thinking, decision, emotions, reactions, headaches, confusion, rejection, success, and failure

Color

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What color has most power to effect your emotions

Red

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The most visible color and irrates your eyes

Yellow

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The color that supresses your appetite and its calm, slows heart rate, and its youthful

Blue

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Most restful color to your eye and sooths pain and represents freshness

Green

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The visual weight of objects placed in compositon

Balance

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Similar to a mirrored image

Symmetrical balance

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Different on both sides

Asymmetical balance

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Arranging objects that directs your eye

Movement

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Prevents boredom and creates interest

Variety

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One color, shape, value should be dominate

Dominance

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Not over dong it

Economy

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K.I.S.S represents

Keep It Simple Stupid

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The size relationships between the individual and parts of the whole

Proportion

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Shapes and patterns repeated helps the eye flow

Pattern, Rhythm, and Repetition

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Goal is for the art to unify into one harmonizing piece (includes the frame, signature, sculpture stand, and everything must go to toward unity

Unity