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Art Appretiation Study Guide

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Art Appretiation Study Guide Art 1300

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This is a study guide for exam 2
Art Appreciation
Anne Perry
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Art Appretiation, Art, Study Guide, ART 1300, drawing, painting, Printmaking, sculpture
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by lugarte2 Notetaker on Thursday March 24, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Art 1300 at University of Texas at El Paso taught by Anne Perry in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 47 views. For similar materials see Art Appreciation in Art at University of Texas at El Paso.


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Date Created: 03/24/16
StudyGuide 1 Drawing 1.1 Categories 1- Study - a quick drawing of what the artist has seen. 2- Sketch- preparatory drawing; an unfinished piece. It is laborious but still not finished. 3- Fully developed - complete piece that is ready for sale. Graphite Pencil Flexible Inexpensive Not flexible Silverpoint Hatching and crosshatching burned wood Charcoal needs fixative DRY shattered stone Chalk behaves like charcoal Conte oil based Crayon not flexible chalk with pure pigments Pastel flexible Drawing Mediums behaves like charcoal Pen and ink Shadow: hatching and crosshatching wash: water and ink Pen and LIQUID wash easy to create shadows Brush and fine lines with brush ink Brush and wash variety of values 1.2 Questions - What is wash? - Which mediums are easy to work with? - What is a study? - Which mediums work the same way? - Which liquid medium is easy to create shadows? 2 Painting 2.1 Terms Pigment- powdered color Binder- liquid plus pigment Support- the surface, where the artist creates the painting Painting Mediums Fresco Encaustic Tempera Oil Acrylic Watercolor The artist uses Surface: Surface: Surface: wood pigment mixed with Flexible Flexible wet paper wet plaster egg yolk and water The artist creates Artist paints with atmospheric wet plaster dries melted wax Slowest to dry Water based effects Yellows with age Dries faster GLAZING: translucent layers Does not yellows of paint with age 2.2 Questions - Which mediums has a wet plaster as its surface? - Which mediums are the most flexible to work with? - Which medium yellows with age? Which one does not? - Melted wax is used in what medium? - This medium is the slowest to dry. - What is glazing? 3 Printmaking 3.1 Terms  Matrix – the surface of the original design. This is transferred to a piece of paper.  Impression – the print created from the matrix  Edition – number of series of identical impression. - The impressions are numbered - All of the impressions are considered originals (even if there are 100 impressions) - Matrix is destroyed after the edition has been created - Cheaper than paintings. Processes Relief Intaglio Lithography Screenprinting The artist creates a Types: woodcut, positive image by Engraving Drypoint Etching Aquatint Matrix:block of AKA "silkscre"n and linocut carsurfaceto the stone The imageis The imageis Tool: drypoint Suface covered Surfacecovered The imageis Inkis applied to created in created in Tool: burin needle with acid with aquatint created in the screen with a reverse reverse resistant powder reverse squeegee The artist Artisdraws The stencilis framed, creates a higher Linearprocess Softer lines freely in the The process The artistuses a and it blocks all image surface needs acidbath grease pen oareaof the imagee A different matrix is required for Shadows are The inksticks to impressions in easy to create the grease part color of the stone 3.2 Questions - What is a matrix? - What tool is being used in “engraving” process? - What is the matrix of theprocess lithography? - This process is also known as “silkscreen” - What is an impression? - What intaglio process creates shadows very easily? - In how many processes the image has to be created in reverse? 4 Sculpture 4.1 Relieve Sculpture  Positive image is in a higher ground 4.2 Freestanding / sculpture in the round  To see all of the sculpture the viewer has to go around it.  It is a 3D piece. HIGHER RELIEF • When the form is projects out of the surface and creates shadows LOW RELIEF • The projection is small and the shadows that it creates are slight. Processes Additive Substractive Environmental Site- Modeling Casting Assemblege Carving Installation Earthwork Specific Tto-work materialsThe artist uses a The artistuses the surface to create sculpture can It was built for anatural materials like such as wax mold recycled material a form be moved specificplace stone Liquidmetal is inserted into the It is big Itlandscapen the mold Traditional method: Lost Wax Castiing 4.3 Questions - How many carving processes are there? - What is an installation? - In what process the artist uses pre-existing materials? - What is an earthwork? - Name examples of a site specific sculpture - What is the traditional method of casting?


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