Glossary of Intro. to Art: Chapter 5
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- A two dimensional area that is defined in some way:
- Precise shapes that can be described using mathmatical formulas:
- -Geometric Shapes
- Irregular and uneven shapes:
- -Free-form Shapes
- The element of art that refers to the emptiness or area between, around, above, below, or within objects:
- Images in three dimensions created with a laser beam:
- The arrangment of light and shadow:
- Small areas of white used to show the very brightest spots:
- A graphic system that creates the illusion of depth and volume on a two-dimensional surface:
- What is the difference between shape and form?
- -Shape is a two-dimensional area that is defined in some way
-Form is an object having three-dimensions
- What are the four terms that help us talk about and define depth in a painting?
- -Picture Plane
- What is Chiaroscuro and when and by whom was it founded? What is it often called today?
- -Arrangement of light and shadow
-It was founded by Italian artists during the Renaissance
-Modeling or Shading
- Name the six divices for creating perspective.
- Name the two basic types of shapes and tell which is more often used in decoration.
- -Geometric Shapes and Free-form Shapes
-Geometric Shapes are often used in decoration
- Explain how the eyes and brain enable us to see in three dimensions.
- -Eyes see an object from a different angle
-Brain merges these two seperate and slightly different views into one creating a three dimensional image
- Explain how an artist creates the illusion of three-dimensional form on a two-dimension surface.
- -They can give the impression of depth and solidity by using changes in value
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