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Art Final Review

Study Guide for Final

TermDefinition
What is Realism (1850 - 1900) a style in which an artist tries to create an image that resembles that natural world
Primary Colors Blue, Yellow, red. Colors from which all other colors are derived. Primary colors cannot be mixed from other colors.
Secondary Colors colors made by mixing equal proportions of any two primary colors.
Contrast To set in opposition for the purpose of comparison.
Emphasis a design principle that gives dominance to a particular area through color, size, or repetition
Form a three dimensional shape, such as the human form or an abstract form.
Proportion the relationship of one object to another in size, shape, number of degree
Spectrum the group of different color include red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet seen when light passes through a prism and falls on a surface or when sunlight is affected by drop of water.
Chiaroscuro the use of light and shadow to create a focal point or mood.
Grid Method Maerial for drawing
Medium the material used to make a work of art.
Aesthetics The science of the beautiful in art, defined by visually morally, social and cotemporary standards
Shape the outline of a figure or form
Texture the way something feel to the touch
Balance equilibrium in a composition, either symmetrical or asymmetrical
Contrast to set in opposition for the purpose of comparison
Harmony describes the combination of the pictorial elements ( colour, tone, line, form, content, brushwork, etc. ) into a consistent and orderly whole. Harmony is closely allied to unity and integration.
Unity A principle of art, it occurs when all of the elements of a piece combine to make a balanced, harmonious, complete whole
Space refers to distances or areas around, between or within components of a piece. It can be positive (white or light) or negative (black or dark), open or closed, shallow or deep and two-dimensional or three-dimensional.
Slip The easiest way to make it is to gradually sift or spoon dry, powder clay into a small cup of water. Stir well as you add because it will tend to thicken up after it sits for a minute or two. You want it to be about the consistency of thick cream.
Pinch Pot in ceramics is a method of shaping clay by inserting the thumb of one hand into the clay and lightly pinching with the thumb and fingers while slowly rotating the ball in the palm of the other hand. Pots made in this manner are called "pinch pots".
Media the material used to make a work of art. Examples include oil, watercolor, pencil, pen and ink, tempera, and pastel
Klin an oven for drying, firing and glazing clay
Is two-dimensional and encloses space. Shape
Is three-dimensional and encloses space Shape
a Circle is considered a Shape
The element that is considered either positive or negative is: space
The type of balance that is equal on both sides is called symmetrical
Texture you can see but can not feel is called? Sensitive
The difference in sizes and relationships is called? Contrast
A composition where the shape or forms are slightly on top of one another is called?` Overlapping
The type of balance that one has one large object on one side and a lot of small object on the other is called? Asymmetrical
Created by: spotsville2