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WGU Visual Arts

Tempra painting
Aquatint Print Making
Monotype Printmaking
High-relief sculpture
Silk Screen Printmaking
Acrylic Painting
Theatrical Comedy There are tpe characters, satirical criticism of antisocial behavior, exaggeration and a happy ending
Art as therapy a means to speak to society, act out problems
Composition Arrangment of details and opbjects in the total structure of the artwork
Movement The way an object controls the direction and space of viewers vision
Chiaroscuro Use of light and shadow
Balance Equilibrium of visual forces
Perspective giving depth from 2 dementional art to 3 dementional art
Dry media pastel, charcoal, graphite
Pen and Ink wet media applied with a brush or pen
Gouache opaque water color
High-relief art that sticks out from the background
Proportion size relationship between objectsq
Full-round art that stands alone and can be walked around
Mass weight of an object or perceived weight
Shape color, texture, or line to create boundries
Ephemeral Non-permanent or temporary artwork
Low-relief art that slightly sticks up from the background
Sculpture in the round Walk all the way around the work
Sunken - relief etching into artwork
one-point perspective one focal point
two- point perspective two focal points
Vanishing point gives the illusion of distance
Red Primary
Orange Secondary
Yellow Primary
Green Secondary
Blue Green Tertiary
Split Compliment for yellow Blue Violet and Red Violet
Split Compliment for Red Yellow green and Blue Green
Split Compliment for Blue yellow orange and orange red
Split Compliment for Yellow Green Violet and Red
Split Compliment for Yellow Orange Blue and Violet
Split Compliment for Orange Red Green and Blue
Split Compliment for Red Violet Red and Violet
Split Compliment for Blue Violet Yellow and Orange
Split Compliment for Blue Green Orange and Red
Split Compliment for Yellow Green Red and Violet
Complimentry Color to red Green
Complimentry Color to Violet Yellow
Complimentry Color to Blue Orange
Analagist Colors 3 or 5 adjasent colors on wheel
Beat Basic time unit of music
Lyrics Verse or poem sung with music
Legato even playing of notes without break
Dynamics Varying Degrees of loud and softness
Coda Closing section appended to a movement
Theme Reoccuring melody throught music
Motive recurring melody, theme, idea, or element
Motif recurring melody, theme, idea, or element
Symphony music for orchestra including 4 distinct and contrasting movements
Ballade A short lyrical piece for piano
Sonata form exposition, development, and recapitulation
Concerto One or more solo instruments accompanied by an orchestra
Overture orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
Cantata Choral or solo vocal form developed in the Baroque period based on secular or religious text, generally with several movements and instrumental ensemble accompaniment.
Plot Structure of the story
Stylized movements in ballet Arabisque, En pointe, Releve
Dada Antieverything
Botticelli Renaissance
Durer Renaissance
da Vinci Renaissance
Michelangelo Renaissance
Raphael Renaissance
Donattello Renaissance
Giovanni Renaissance
Shakespear Renaissance
Rembrandt Broque
Vermeer Broque
Rubens Broque
Brinini Broque
Bivaldi Broque
Bach Brque
Pannini Rococo
Jacqes-Louis-David Rococo
Jacqes-Louis-David Neoclassicism
BeaUmarchais Rococo
Mozart Rococo
Goya Romantic
Delacroix Romantic
Delaroche Romantic
Courbet Romantic
Garnier Romantic
Dickenson Romantic
Keats Romantic
Beethoven Romantic
Schubert Romantic
Schopin Romantic
Schuman Romantic
Tchaikovsky Romantic
Monet Impressionism
Manet Impressionism
Renoir Impressionism
Rodin Impressionism
Van Gogh Impressionism
Seurat Impressionism
Eakins Impressionism
Homer Post Impressionism
Cezanne Post Impressionism
Matisse Post Impressionism
Picasso Post Impressionism
Rousseau Post Impressionism
Modigliani Post Impressionism
Rodin Post Impressionism
Stravinsky Post Impressionism
Jazz Post Impressionism
Steighitz Post Impressionism
Steichen Post Impressionism
Abstract Impressionism Rejects true visual representation
Abstract Impressionism Emphadsis on color, line, shape, texture,a nd value
Abstract Impressionism Puts expression above all else
Asthetics philisophical study
Allegory represents something with symbols and symbolic meaning
Cubism Attemts to capture three dementional objects on a two dementional surface
asseblige 3-D Collage
Demensions Measurment
Elements of Art color,value,line,shape,form,texture,space
Color relected light
value meaning of worth
line mark created with start and stop points
shape represented in 2-dementional
form 3-dementional
texture physical feeling by touch or preseved feeling
space emptyness around objects
Emotionism viewer feels
Expressionism Artist feels
Foreshortning Illussion - distorts and object
Fresco type of painting that color absorbs into plaster
Higher anchle perportion Most important
Impressionism everyday scenes and light of objects
Minimalism minimum of elements
monochromatic diffrent shades of a single color
mood feeling infered by artist but its felt by the viewer
How is movement created in a painting repitition, adding lines, and carefull placement of objects
parody Poke Fun
performance art Live theatrical performance
perspective 3-D on a flat surface
postitive space area filled with meaningful intentions
negative space meaningless objects
radial balance circular format
realism paint as they are
rythm visual movement breated by repetition of a certain element
semitry mirror image
Trompel ' oeil to trick the eye
weight phsychological or visual importants
Vase reptition, symetry, Line
Forshadowing Action logical
Discovery Information you have to have or the drama is not effective
reversal any turn of fortune
protaganist centeral person
misc-en-scene visual elements
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