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Lecture notes from week 1- ART176

by: Lane Paulson

Lecture notes from week 1- ART176 ART 176

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Hello, I'm Lane and I'm a sophomore at Illinois State University majoring in Special Education. These are my lecture notes from week one in Art176 with Mrs. Schulman.
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Vanessa Schulman
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lane Paulson on Saturday August 29, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ART 176 at Illinois State University taught by Vanessa Schulman in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 49 views. For similar materials see Arts and Society: Visual in Art at Illinois State University.


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Date Created: 08/29/15
Terms amp Concepts for Art History Formal Elements The visual elements that make up ab artwork the basic units of visual analysis 0 0 Lines Actual Lines lines that are in plain view Implied Lines lines that don39t actually exist ex sight lines Line Quality thick thin straight etc Perspective Linear artists create a grid leading to a vanishing point Creates 3D illusion on 2D surface Atmospheric blurring things that are far away 3D illusion Multipoint layering of 2 or more grids on one another Compositional Elements 0 00000 0 0000000 EmphasisFocal Point image is created around focal point leads eyes Symmetrical Balance elements arranged in a mirror pattern Asymmetrical Balance elements are unevenly distributed in image Shape 2D element way image is structured Volume 3D visual entity Pattern repetition of small visual forms Abstract Patterns amp Natural Patterns Rhythm regular repetition of larger visual elements ex bodies pillars etc Proportion relation of a part to a whole size in image Scale size of things in relation to what we expect them to be Saturation how brightdula hue color is Value how much contrast between lightdark Chiaroscuro creation of a 3D image using shading Visual Texture texture you can see with your eyes ex tiger39s skin Tactile Texture texture you can actually feel ex layering paint Methods of Analysis different ways to derive meaning from a work of art How do you quotreadquot the artwork O O VisualFormal Analysis use vocab words to describe artwork visually Content Analysis what is the subject Theme lconography set of symbols combined to a bigger message Related to time period Contexthistorical background the artist39s biography patronage who paid idealimagined audience amp viewing setting Everything around the image


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