Week 8 terms
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Date Created: 03/28/16
HIGH RENAISSANCE ROME and HIGH RENAISSANCE VENICE The terms for the week are: Monday/Tuesday Contrapposto- standing human figures with opposing alternations of relaxation and tension on each side of a central axis Fresco- water based pigments are applied to a surface of wet plaster and are absorbed into it, becoming part of the wall itself orthogonal any line running back into the represented space of a picture perpendicular to the imagined picture plane linear perspective creating an illusion of threedemintional space on a two dementional by delineating a horizontal line and multiple orthogonal lines atmospheric perspective a method of rendering the effect of spatial distances by subtle variations in color and clarity of representation chiaroscuro- designating the contrast of dark and light in a painting, drawling, or painting sfumato- the effect of haze in an image pieta- religious art showing the dead body of Jesus laid across the lap of his grieving mother glazing- outermost layer of vitreous liquid that forms a decorative surface that waterproof central plan- any structure designed with a primary central space surrounded by symmetrical areas on each side villa- a country house, usually on a large estate Wednesday/Thursday Chateau- a french country house or resisdential castle predella- the lower part or base of an altarpeice decorated engraving- inscribing an image, design, or letters into a metal or wood surface diptych two panels of equal size that are hung together putto a plump, naked little boy that often has wings Triptych an artwork made up of three panels Polyptych- cycle- a series of images depicting a story or theme intended to be displayed together anamorphosis- images are stretch horizontally with the use of a trapezoidal grid so that they must be viewed from the side to appear correctly proportioned cross-hatching- a set of parallel lines is drawn across a previous set, but at different angles These are the words you should choose from when writing your summary paper. These are also the terms that you will be quizzed on on Friday. There is a glossary at the end of your book.
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