Art Test 1
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Art Test 1
What is art?
The expression of creative skill and imagination
What is Iconography?
Is the symbol meaning of signs, subjects, and images.
Principles of design?
•Unity and variety
•Emphasis and subordination
•Repetition and rhythm
•Scale and proportion
What is scale?
Is the size relation of one thing to another.
What is proportion?
Is the size relationship of parts to a whole.
What is Unity?
Is the appearance or condition of oneness.
What is Variety?
Provides diversity – acts to counter unity.
What is balanced?
Is the achievement of equilibrium, in which acting influences are held in check by opposing forces.
is the exact matching of left and right sides of a three-dimensional form
the left and the right sides are not the same.
is use to draw our attention to an area or areas.
area is a specific spot or figure.
are “paths” for the eye to follow provided by actual or implied lines.
is the juxtaposition of strongly dissimilar elements.
Repetition and Rhythm:
Repetition gives a composition unity, continuity, flow, and emphasis.
Rhythm is created through the regular recurrence of elements with related variations.
imply means that we viewers are able to recognize an object within the piece of art.
presents visual form with no specific references.
is what we see.
is the meaning we get from what we see.
• Time and Motion
3 dimensions of colors or Pigment primaries:
Yellow, Blue, Red.
What is value:
refers to relative lightness and darkness of surfaces.
What is imagination:
mental images and ideas.
What is creation:
the act of create of something.
refers to point of view. Or means of representing three-dimensional objects.