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Art 1st 9 Weeks

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
the use of skill and imagination to produce beautiful objects
art
technique of shadowing through smooth, gradual application of dark value
blending
drawing in which only lines are used, the artist keeps his eyes on the object he is drawing, not on the paper
contour drawing
technique of shading using two or more crossed sets of parallel lines
crosshatching
the human form in a work of art
figure
line drawing done quickly to capture movement of the subject's body
gesture drawing
empty spaces surrounding shapes and forms and is also called ground
negative space
copy of a work of art
reproduction
light value of a line made by mixing the line with white, opposite of shade
tint
Element of art- deals with darkness or lightness and is one of three properties of color
value
student artist in the middle ages; learned from master artists in craft guilds
apprentice
plan, organization or management of elements in a work of art
design
method used to create the illusion of depth on a 2-D drawing surface by overlapping, size variations, placement, detail color and converging lines
perspective
quick, rough drawing without much detail that can be used as a plan for reference for a later work
sketch
liquid, like water or oil that pigments are mixed with to make paint
vehicle
rough cloth on which a painting is made
canvas
small white areas in a drawing that show the surfaces of subject that reflect the most light, used to create the illusion of form
highlights
Element of art- referring to the emptiness or area between, around, above, below or within object
space
20th century art containing shapes that simplify shapes of real objects to emphasize form instead of subject matter
abstract art
part of the picture plane that seems the furthest away from the viewer
background
transparent pigments mixed with water
watercolor paint
an oriental method of beautiful handwriting using a brush
calligraphy
Element of art- derived from reflected light and has 3 properties- intensity, hue and value
color
Element of art- continuous mark on a surface with a pointed, moving tool
line
color chosen by an artist to express his feelings
arbitrary color

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