Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

art terms

TermDefinition
medium Material used to create art
elements of art Basic visual symbols in the language of art principles of design Rules that govern how an artist organizes the elements in a work of art
artwork A visual expression of an idea or experience created with skill
fine art Art meant to be experienced visually
applied art Art designed to serve an everyday purpose, like a piece of jewelry
aesthetics The philosopy or study of the nature and value of art - the criteria used to judge an artwork
art criticism An organized, step-by-step method for studying a work of art
description The first step in the four steps of art criticism - describe the work using the elements of art
analysis The second step in the four steps of art criticism - talk about the work's composition using the principles
interpretation The third step in the four steps of art criticism - talk about the meaning, mood, or message of a work of art
Judgment The fourth step in the four steps of art criticism - decide if the work is successful or not
pinching A hand-building method of forming the clay between the fingers and the thumb
subject An image a viewer can easily identify in a work of art
ceramics The art of making pottery or sculpture using clay
bone dry A piece must be in this completely dry state before going in to the kiln
bas relief A sculpture only raised slightly from the background
Created by: kimhaley