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Art Study Guide.txt
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Art Study Guide for Art 300
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  1. Color Wheel
    • Invented by Sir Issac Newton to describe the color prism
    • Colors-Yellow, Yello-Green, Green, Blue-Green, Blue, Blue-Violet, Violet, Red-Violet, Red, Red-Orange, Orange, Yellow-Orange
  2. Primary Colors
    • Red, Blue, Yellow
    • These are the colors needed to make the other colors and cannot be created themselves by mixing
  3. Secondary Colors
    • Orange, Violet, Green.
    • The colors created by equal amounts of two primary colors
  4. Tertiary Colors
    The colors created by two equal amounts of one primary color and one secondary
  5. Complementary Colors
    • Colors that are opposite on the color wheel.
    • These colors "complement" or enhance each others intensity when placed side-by-side, but when mixed together they diminish each others intensity.
  6. Split-Complementary Colors
    The two colors on either side of a color's complement
  7. Monochromatic
    One color that is changed by adding either black or white
  8. Analogous Colors
    Colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
  9. Warm Colors
    Colors with greater amounts of yellow or red in them than blue
  10. Cool Colors
    Colors with greater amounts of blue than yellow or red
  11. Value Scale
    When a pure color is lightened with white gradually, and is darkened with black gradually
  12. Intensity Scale
    When a color's intensity is diminished by gradually adding it's complement until the result is a neutral color
  13. Fourteen Elements and Principles of Design
    Line, Shape, Form, Color, Value, Texture, Space, Balance, Movement, Rhythm, Contrast, Emphasis, Pattern, Unity
  14. Four Drawing Techniques
    Contour Line, Positive and Negative Space, Shading, Perspective
  15. List the five strands in the CA Performing and Visual Arts Framework
    • Artistic Perception-art vocabulary
    • Creative Epression- hands on lesson
    • Historical and Cultural Context- bringing in the art history
    • Aesthetic Valuing- combines art criticisms and aesthetics, questions that may come up
    • Connections, Relationships, Applications- how does it connect to real life?
  16. The Three Aesthetic Stances
    • Mimesis(realism)
    • Formalism(Formal elements- focuses on shape and color)
    • Expressionism(Abstract)
  17. Definitions and Differences between Aesthetics and Art Criticism
    • Aesthetics- A branch of philosophy about art, concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
    • Art Criticism- discussion or evaluation of visual art, a way of analyzing art