abstract -schematic, deriving ideas from reality but not using realistic forms, simplification of detail, translation into pure shapes, colors or patterns, not observable aspects of nature asymmetrical - not symmetrical artist's signature - the way an artist has of writing his/her name through repeated clues in his work, his/her style color - hue, value, intensity composition - organization or arrangement of form in a work of art including pictorial depth, foreground, middle ground, background content - subject matter, the ideas included in a work decorative arts - collective term for such art forms as ceramics, enamels, furniture, glass, ivory, metalwork and textiles, especially when they take forms used as interior decoration drawing - the act of representing an image on a surface by means of adding lines and shades, as with a pencil, crayon, pen, chalk, pastels, etc. to make sketches, studies, cartoons or more complete works expressionistic - expression of subjective feelings, and appeal to the subjective response of the beholders fine art - art created for purely aesthetic expression, communication, or contemplation. Painting and sculpture are the best known of the fine arts. folk art - art of people who have had no formal, academic training, but whose works are part of an established tradition of style and craftsmanship. form - the volume and shape of a three-dimensional work, perhaps including unfilled areas that are integral to the work as a whole. formal elements - purely visual aspects, such as line, shapes, color, texture, spatial qualities and composition. fresco - type of painting that employs water-based, pigment paint on top of freshly applied, wet plaster genre painting - scenes from daily life, treated realistically gold leaf- gold metal that has been hammered to be extremely thin and capable of being attached to many surfaces such as paper, gessoed wood, and smooth metal graphic arts -printmaking; woodcut, engraving, etching, dry point, lithography; graphic design gravity - an understanding that all bodies tend to be drawn towards the center of the earth history painting- painting that includes figures in any kind of historical, mythological or biblical narrative generally conveying a high moral or intellectual idea and often adopting a grand pictorial style iconography- the study of the subject matter of a representation and its meaning, what an image is. iconology- the study of icons, images, representations etc. icon - traditional meaning, panel painting that depicts a miraculous image or picture of a saint; contemporary meaning, can be a realistic or abstract symbol used in an artist’s work idealized -the essence of an object or idea, perfection, values of culture idealism - represents things as they ought to be according to a philosophy image - a representation of a person, thing or idea in an artwork line - a mark that defines shape that is more or less continuous. A mark that follows an edge or a contour. linear –lines are the primary means of definition, work that that is not painterly mark - a visible trace or impression on a surface, as a line, dot, scratch, dent, etc. mass - a broad, cohesive area in a work of art that forms a significant element in the composition medium - material of the art object, technical process, ex. painting, sculpture, drawing are each a different medium. miniature - a representational work of art made on a greatly reduced scale. mixed-media - artwork that combines different mediums, usually with no dominant medium naturalistic -physical appearance is the primary inspiration but it is not as literal as realistic work negative space- the unoccupied or empty space left after the positive shapes have been laid down by the artist; however, because these areas have boundaries, they also function as shapes in the total design.…
Why the Arts are so Important
Before we can talk about why they are important, I think that we must also talk about what exactly are the “arts”. Arts can be described as dance, music, painting, ceramics, photography, theater etc. It is not just the traditional art that most people think of, such as painting, ceramics and drawing.
According to the article “Why Arts Education is Crucial, and Who’s Doing it Best”, art education is important because it reaches us on so many levels. The article mentions…
APHuGe Political Vocab
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by
conquest or occupation
2. Boundary, disputes (definitional, locational, operational, allocational)
dispute over location and resources;
Conflict over the language of the border agreement in a treaty or
territorial dispute over the edge of two neighboring countries;
: boundaries that move according to specific operations or function…
Final – Business plan for Dog Walker and Care Business
We are a non-profit animal care business that includes hourly daycare and specializes in walking dogs.
The passion our employees and volunteers have for dogs (and animals in general) allows us to feel closely compelled to provide the best care and attention to each dog a Dog Walker gets the opportunity to walk.
What sets us apart is the fact we will use local college students as volunteer employees, allowing them the chance…
What is the definition of art? Did you know there are eight different types of art? I will
give two definitions of art and go over the eight different types there are.
Definition of Art:
1. The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power (oxford…
Vocab Ch. 5
1. Code of Conduct- A statement that guides the ethical behaviors of a company and its employees
2. Checking Account- A bank account which payments can be ordered by a depositor
3. Endorsement- A signature or stamp on the back of a check transferring ownership
4. Blank Endorsement- An endorsement consisting only of the endorser’s signature
5. Special Endorsement- An endorsement indicating a new owner of a check
6. Restrictive Endorsement- An…
in Guangzhou China. I am majoring Art in my college, and I am here to write this letter for pursuing advanced art studies in the University of California. I believe those studies are indispensable for my future career development and will benefit me for my art studies.
I chose art as my intended major because I love art and beauty. Art is everywhere in my life. I studied art in my country. Art already became my favorite course and enjoyed spending time in the art studio and drawing was always the…
applied wax to the parts to be left undyed.
Calligraphy: Calligraphy is the art of fine handwriting.
It is also the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a
pen or brush.
Gouache: Gouache is a technique of painting with opaque watercolors. I
t also uses a opaque pigments ground in water and thickened
with a glue-like substance.
Hatching: Hatching is the fine lines used in graphic arts to show shading.
It is also the process of decorating with elegant lines.
A. Describe the four areas of emphasis in art education: dance, music, theater, and visual arts.
Dance is a physical form of art that can be taught to students. There are several advantages to learning dance: flexibility, endurance, coordination, motor skills, and even creative thinking. The center for Educator Development in Fine Arts states,” Dance involves a way of knowing that is intellectual and physical, intuitive and rational. When people create, perform or respond to dance, they engage…
Baroque ;relating to or denoting a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th
centuries that followed mannerism and is characterized by ornate detail. In architecture the period is
exemplified by the palace of Versailles and by the work of Bernini in Italy.
Neoclassical ;is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature,
theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of Ancient
Greece or Ancient Rome.
Art 124A/B – Petrosky Vocabulary List
Line – The pathway of a moving point usually made by depositing material on a contrasting surface.
Gesture – the essence of a subject captured in the quickest and most economical way. Usually consists of quick and extended gesture.
Axis – The imaginary centerline of a volume; the centerline is assumed to run in a volume’s longest dimension is called the long axis, the centerline running at a right angle to the long axis is called the short axis…