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Art

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leatherhard
clay is cool and moist, but can hold its shape. can be carved and attached. cannot be modeled
analogous
colors next to each other one color wheel, in groups of 3-5 colors
vanishing point
point where lines converge
complementary
colors opposite each other on the color wheel
neutral
white, brown, or black
geometric
definite angles and measurements
glaze
forms permanent surface when fired
Color
visual sensation when light is reflected off of a surface and seen by the eye
7 Elements of Art
Line, shape, Form, Space, texture, color, value
ellipse
foreshortened circle drawn in perspective
Three properties of color
Hue, value, intensity
color schemes
plan for organizing color
visual
simple, uses overlapping
Intensity
a measure of relative brightness and purity or grayness if a color; brightness of darkness of a hue
handbuilding methods
pinching, coiling, slab
linear
uses vanishing point, horizon line, and receding parallel lines (one point, two point, or three point)
Asymmetrical
informal balance, equal visual weight
2D
flat artwork, has back
bisque
unglazed, fired once
Absract
takes an object and either over simplifies or exaggerates it to make it more compelling
form
height, width and depth, 3D
shades
dark value of a color made by adding black
Radial
radiates from a center point (wagon wheel, sun)
Shape
only height and width
Hue
Actual color in the spectrum
Non-representational
not based off of any object
Intermediate colors
combination of primary and secondary colors
bone dry
unfired, completely dried
Basic Assumptions of Perspective
Objects in distance appear smaller than those closer, parallel lines or planes receding in distance appear to meet at one point
wedge
kneading clay to remove air bubbles
Primary colors
cannot be made by mixing other colors (red, yellow, blue)
organic
freely developed curves found in life
3D
seen in the round, multiple sides
realistic
recognizable depiction of everyday world
horizon line
is equal to eye level
Secondary colors
combination of primary colors (green, orange, viloet)
atmospheric
uses diminishing value, contrast, and color, and detail
tints
light value of a color made by adding white
value
degree of lightness or darkness of a hue
Symmetrical
formal balance, equal or similar elements placed on opposites sides of central axis
greenware
unfired dry clay, can be recycled with water
Clay
earthy material, formed by decomposition of granite
unity
quality of wholeness or oneness
monochromatic
gradations of one color
balance
the way elements are arranged to create equilibrum and stability in a work
perspective
creating the illusion of depth on a 2D surface

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