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creating 3D art

Creating 3D art - semester

Presentation the display of an art work based on thoughtful consideration of how an artwork will be viewed. This may include the creation of a base or pedestal, placement, lighting, framing or hanging
Craftsmanship the quality of neatness and attention to detail
Thumbnail Sketch —small, quick sketches that capture possible sculpture ideas
Sketchbook OR Journal —records research and development of ideas which visually think and problem solve challenges in the creative process
Portfolio holds and displays an artist’s best work OR an assessment tool that shows a student’s progress over time
Kinetic Sculpture any sculpture that moves because of wind, cranks or motors.
Armature the supporting structure under a sculpture
In-the-Round sculpture viewed from all sides
High Relief projects greatly from the sculpture’s flat surface
Low Relief only slight projection from sculpture’s flat surface
Relief sculptures that project from a flat surface
Mixed Media any work of art that uses more than one medium
COLOR SCHEMES —a specific group of colors
Monochromatic tints, tones, shades of one hue
Complementary colors across or opposite on color wheel; creates contrast if side-by-side; lowers intensity if hue is mixed with a little of its complement; can make a gray or brownish color if more is mixed
Split-–complement —a color and the 2 colors on either side of its complement
Analogous 3-5 colors next to each other on color wheel
Cool colors —blues, greens, violets
Warm colors —reds, oranges, yellows
Triad— 3 colors equidistant on color wheel
Neutrals blacks, whites and grays
COPYRIGHT the legal right of creative artists or publishers to control the use and reproduction of an original idea and work
Appropriation the use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work
Plagiaris copying another person's idea or work, claiming it as original and/or not crediting the source
COLOR WHEEL a circle with different colored sectors used to show the relationship between colors
Primary cannot be mixed; red, blue, & yellow
Secondary primary+primary; green, violet, orange
Intermediate (Tertiary) primary+secondary red-orange, blue-green, yellow-orange, etc.
Hue name of a color (red, blue, etc.)
Intensity Intensity—brightness or dullness of a color; hue + its complement (lowers intensity)
Value lightness or darkness of a color;
tint white+color
shade black+color
Kiln maintains a constant heat high enough to cause a chemical change to take place. Clay is then ceramic.
Bone Dry completely air dried, very brittle
Leatherhard less water, but still workable
Plastic high water content, most bendable
States of Greenware —depends on water content in Clay
Glazeware glaze applied to bisqueware and fired in kiln a second time
Bisqueware clay is fired once in kiln
Greenware clay is NOT fired in kiln yet
ART CRITICISM a systematic discussion of an artwork involving, usually, four stages: description, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation.
Description listing of facts in an art work, such as objects, people, shapes, & color
Analysis examination of relationships among the elements of art and facts in an art work often using the principles of design
Interpret personal explanation of the meaning of an art work
Judgment determines the quality or lasting importance of an art work
Critique analysis of a work of art
Opinion subjective statement about liking or disliking a work based on personal preference rather than a fact.
Aesthetic personal or cultural sense of beauty, i.e., qualities that make something pleasing to look at, listen to, touch, smell, or taste
Etiquette code of verbal and behavioral expectations in society or in a specific setting such as during a critique, in a classroom, museum, or gallery
Still life arrangement of objects that cannot move on their own
Portrait image of a person or group of people
Landscape image of land and natural objects
Additive material is added together or built up
Casting material is taken away or removed
Modeling soft or workable material is shaped
Assembling different kinds of materials are joined together
George Segal —(1924-2000) artist within the Pop Art movement who used plaster gauze strips to sculpt life-size human figure in everyday situations
Alexander Calder —(1898-1976) invented mobiles and stabiles that used abstract and non-objective shapes and forms
Renaissance —(early 1400s-1600s) means “rebirth” of Classical Idealism; originated in Italy; there was great interest in realism, anatomy and linear perspective.
Greek Art —(3000 BC-150 BC) the human body was considered the most beautiful and harmonious object to paint and sculpt.
Egyptian Art —(2500 BC-300 BC) Images were made for practical use, for communication, or for religious purposes. Hieroglyphics was their picture alphabet.
Realistic subject matter that looks real; representational
Abstract identifiable subject matter with simplified or rearranged visual elements
Abstract no recognizable subject matter
Architect designs and directs construction of buildings and environmental areas.
Graphic Designer work with printed words and images to create visual presentations that attract attention, convey ideas, and sell products.
Art Therapist use art to help people with emotional and physical problems.
Created by: lcharvey