print blocks made by carving directly into the surface of a smooth pice of wood and removing any parts that are not meant to be part of the image.
what is engraving?
the oldest form of intaglio printmaking. created by using sharp tools to make a mark on metal surfaces
what is etching?
uses acids to cut the metal plate
what is aquatint?
tonal areas made by applying powder resin to the plate and then heating it.
what is lithography?
images are drawn or painted directly in grease on a flat stone or plate
what is silkscreen?
a stencil is attached to a silk that has been tightly stretched over a wooden frame, then a piece of paper is placed underneath the screen, ink is spread acrossthe screen with a rubber blade or squeegee.
what is intaglio?
a form of printmaking.
what is relief sculpting?
something that grows out a 2D background into a 3D space.
what is freestanding sculpting?
inhabits 3D space in the same way living things do
what is kinetic sculpting?
non-representational organic metal forms that float in space
what is performance sculpting?
creates living events that were intended to only last i memory
what is installation/environment sculpting?
sculpting that takes place in galleries, museums, or public spaces that take up a lot of space and provides a complete and artistic experience.
what is additive sculpting?
the sculpture is built up of flexible material like clay or plaster
what is substractive sculpting?
when a sculpture is carved out of hard materials like marble or stone
what is modeling sculpting?
creating a small thing in which the artist intends to replicate into a larger form
what is casting sculpting?
when a clay or plaster original is created then a mold of two parts is created. you cut away the wax figure inside then pour molten metal inside of the cast, you take it out of the cast. and tada
what is constructing sculpting?
when you use things like welding, and random objects to create a work of art
what is mixed media?
art that combines more than one media
what is earthworks?
an outgrowth expansion of art that provides an environment but also leaves the gallery and connects with the environment
who is alexander calder
the guy that came up with kinetic sculpture, or mobiles
what is camera obscura?
it litterally means dark room. the image is takien in then reflected and projected upside down.