Studio Art

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Studio Art
2011-01-19 17:19:47
Studio art lines color form radial actual implied variation etc

Studio Art Midterm
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  1. Define: Line
    • -Describes the edge of something
    • -Non-exsistent
  2. Define: Silhouette
    • -Silhouette = shadow
    • -Featureless on the inside
    • -Outer edge
  3. Contour Line
    A thin, crisp line that is definite to what it is
  4. Blind Contour Line
    • Produced without looking at paper
    • Looking at what is being drawn but not actual drawing
  5. Variations of Line
    Different types of line
  6. Space
    The distance of an area between, around, above, below or within something.
  7. Positive Space
    • The space in which the drawing is taking up
  8. Negative Space
    • The space that is not taken up by the drawing
    • (black space)
  9. Illusion of Space
    When a painting creates an illusion of the amount of space it has

    What is actually being painted

    example: a painting of a open beach vs. a painting of a lady in a chair = beach, more space.
  10. Texture
    The feeling an object has, ex. smooth, rough, hard, shiny, soft
  11. Implied Texture
    When things look smooth/ rough but in reality they are not because they are on a 2D surface.
  12. Real Texture
    the texture you can touch. ex. if actual sand was placed on a painting it's real texture.
  13. Form
    Something that has 3 dimensions
  14. Implied Form
    When a value makes an object look 3D on a 2D surface

    • (Looks like it has 3 dimensions but it doesn't because its on a flat surface)
  15. Real Form
    • Exists in 3 dimensions
    • You can hold it
    • Object
  16. 3 Dimensions
  17. Shape
    • Made by edges, textures, lines etc
    • Can be geometric or organic
  18. Organic/Irregular Shape
    • Unusual, non symmetrical.
    • Opposite of geometric
  19. Geometric Shape
    • Obvious, regular, symmetrical.
    • Square
    • Circle
    • Triangle
    • Cylinder
    • etc
  20. What is color?
    • Comes from light
    • Everything has a chemical reaction to light, and your eye picks up on this creating color.
  21. Primary Colors
    You cannot produce primary colors by mixing
  22. What are the primary colors?
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Blue
  23. Secondary Colors
    Colors that are produced by mixing primary colors
  24. What are the secondary colors?
    • Orange
    • Green
    • Violet/Purple
  25. What is the center of the color wheel?
  26. Tertiary Colors
    Made by mixing a primary color with a secondary color
  27. What are the six tertiary colors?
    • Red-Orange
    • Yellow-Orange
    • Red-Violet
    • Yellow-Green
    • Blue-Violet
    • Blue-Green

  28. Label
  29. Color Schemes
    An arrangement of colors that make harmony when mixed
  30. Monochromatic
    1 color, 1 hue
  31. Analogous
    Next to each other on color wheel that share a common hue
  32. Complementary
    Colors opposite each other on the color wheel

  33. Hue
    Subcategory of color

    ex. yellow-red & yellow-orange = different hue
  34. Tint
    Adding white to color paint to create lighter values

  35. Neutral
  36. Value Scale
    A scale that shows the gradual change in value
  37. Full Value Range
    Complete darkness to complete whiteness
  38. Gradation
    Type of variety
  39. Emphasis
    Putting together two extremes to create contrast
  40. Contrast
    Two differences

    ex. dark value next to light value
  41. Harmony
    A balance between unity and variety, ultimate goal of art work
  42. Variety
    Many different things, plays a part in harmony.

    Too much can result in chaos
  43. Unity
    Things working together, similar.

    Too much = boring
  44. Thumbnail Sketch
    Small simple drawing, not detailed
  45. Picture plane
    Surface that image exists on
  46. Pencil scale
    • 6H - lightest/hardest
    • HB - neutral
    • 6B - darkest/softest