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ARTH180-First Set of Notes

by: Katelyn Whitcomb

ARTH180-First Set of Notes ARTH180

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These notes cover what is going to be on the first test of the semester.
Introduction to Art
Class Notes
Art, history, 180, western, Illinois, University
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Katelyn Whitcomb on Monday February 15, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ARTH180 at Western Illinois University taught by Clough in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 13 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Art in Art History at Western Illinois University.


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Date Created: 02/15/16
● Why do artists create? ­ Human Impulse ● Keith Harring­ Famous graffiti artist ● Stonehedge ○ 2000­1500 BC ○ Salisbury, England ○ Made out of megaliths­ large stones that form prehistoric  monument ● Vanitas­ contains symbols of death or cahnge as a reminder of our mortality ● Visual Elements­ line,s hape, light, value, color, texture, space ● Actual Line­ drawn with a real line ● Implied Line ­ Not really there..percieved  ● Stippling ­ using dots to make a 3D illusion ● Gesture Drawing­ captures moment,essence of object ● Geometric Shapes­ shapes based on a mechanically drawn line ● Organic Shapes­ usually rounded, irregular curing. Based on forms in nature ● Actual Light­ light that is actually there ● Illusionistic Light­ not actually there, illusion of light ● Value­ degree of lightness and darkness, helps to make something look 3D ● Chiaroscuro­ Italian word that means light and dark ○ looks theatrical ○ often referred to as “rembrandt lighting” ○ very dramatic lighting ● Fauvism­ wild beast ○ Style of art ○ used vivid, unusual colors ○ Arbitrary colors ● Complementary Colors­ directly across from each other on the color wheel ● Monochromatic­ composed of variations of same hue with different value and  intensity ● Texture ○ Tactile= expierence through sense of touch ○ Actual texture= texture is actually there ○ Visual Texture= see illusion of texture, hower if you touched it, it  would be smooth


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