Physical appearance, the composition/design, materials, and the size of the artwork.
Artwork that imitates visual reality an illusion of reality.
Artwork that has heightened emotions, colors are boldly contrasting and spontaneous.
Artwork that has a dream-like quality, that defies logic, and has juxtaposition, contradictions of expectations about reality – or what we think is reality.
Artwork in which one can see an image and be able to recognize it for what it is, but the image is distorted in a certain way (cubism).
A moving point, having length and no width; actual ____ physically exist and can be broad, thin, straight, jagged, etc.
______ that do not physically exist and are suggested by the artwork (dotted, broken, pointing action).
Types of Implied Lines
Horizontal: implies activity
Vertical: potential for action
Diagonal: suggest movement (think: falling tree).
Curving: suggest flowing movement
______ expresses a range of emotions, such as fragility, roughness, anger, whimsy, vigor, etc.
The lightness or darkness of a surface – to create 3 dimensions.
In Italian it means “light-dark,” an image that creates the illusion of 3D space by depicting light and shadow.
The saturation of a color.
The mixture of a primary color with a neighboring complimentary color to make a hybrid, or a 3rd level color.
Red, orange, yellow. These ____ are perceived as moving forward in an image.
Blue, green, and violet. These ______ are perceived as receding in the image.
The artist is attempting to create the illusion of _____ in the painting. To create a sensual quality using the paint and to capture the ______ and create a sensation that we think we can touch it and feel like you could feel it.
Also known as aerial _____, the artist is playing with the clarity or sense of focus, as well as detail, contrast in value.
Corresponding to the viewer's eye, depending where the _____ is will give a sense of perspective.
The arrangement of formal elements in a work of art. Principles are: balance, rhythm, proportion, scale, emphasis, and unity & variety.
The sense of equillibrium between two sides of an image.
____ creates balance in an image and depends on the relationships between the elements of composition/design.
The repetition of elements separated by intervals to suggest movement.
Hierarchy of Scale
An artistic convention that uses greater size to show importance.