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APAH Art Terms

Terms

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hue
primary/secondary colors, and their emotional ties - warm, cool colors
value, intensity
value: degree of light/dark
Intensity: degree of bright/dull
line
an element that defined shape with a continuous mark
color
made of hue, value, and intensity
medium
material from which a given object is made
period
historical era from which a work of art comes from
texture
tactile quality of a surface - smooth, rough, coarse
spacial qualities
includes: mass, volume, and space
Negative/positive space
negative - unfilled, positive - solid
composition
organization of form - 3D is represented in 2D - refers to pictoral depth
stylized
similar to abstract - design, patter, usually just with lines
abstract
depicts only the underlying forms - simplifies shapes, forms
naturalistic
depicting objects as they really are
idealization
work resembles the original, but not the same actualistic and literalness as a realistic style
painterly
when shadows and shading/modeling and highlights dominate
realistic
depicting subjects exactly as they are
representational
the subject is recognizable
nonrepresentational
the subject is not recognizable
linear
using a line as the primary means of defenition

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