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art study guide

Terms

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copy deck
getting to the right side of the brain
scribble to music, bilnd contour hand drawings, figure 8
monochromatic
the color with a lighter value and a darker value
look
which is the most important of the 4 L's?
primary colors
red,blue,yellow
ballance
the arranging of elements of art according to their visual weight
shape
a flat, two dimensional area with height and width
pottery
the craft of making objects from clay
slip
wet liqud clay that is used like glue to fasten pieces of clay together
space
describes empty(negative) or full(positive) areas in art
additive
sculpting method produced by adding materials
rhythem
a sence of visual or actual motion in an artwork created by repeating a visual element such as line color or shape
value
the lightness or darkness of a color or a surface
background
objects placed at the top of the painting, probably the smallest objects, made to look far away
intermediate colors
red orange,red violet,blue violet,blue green,yellow green,yellow orange
body shadow
medium shade that falls on the side of the object (4th darkest)
six laws of light
crevice,cast shadow,body shadow,middle tone,reflected light,highlight (1st darkest)
line
a mark the path of a dot makes moving in space (3D) or across a surface (2D)
analogus
colors side by side on the color wheel
pattern
the repetition of a shape, line or color
glaze
a mixture of powdered chemicals that melt durring firing to form a glass like finish to the pottery
texture
the way something feels the the touch or how it may look like it feels
triad
any group of three colors farthest equal distance away from each other on the wheel (count 4)
color
the hue, value and intensity of an object
form
any object with three dimensions -- height, width and depth
middle ground
objects placed at the middle of the painting to make them look between near and far, probably medium size
unity
when the elements of art and the principles of design in a work belong together
linear perspective
uses a horizon line where the earth and sky meet and a vanishing point in the horizon line where your eye leads and things disappear
crevice
darkest value, found just under an object sitting on a surface (2nd darkest)
atmospheric perspective
using muted colors in the distance and while close up objects are bright and have darker colors
kiln
an oven made for firing or baking clay
complementary
colors found across from eachother
middle tone
medium tone found at the middle of an object (5th darkest)
proportion
how parts of an artwork relate to each other and the whole work of art
emphasis
making an area of an artwork catch and hold a veiwers attention
variety
a change that makes an object different than the others
secondary colors
green,violet,orange
slab
a slice or sheet of clay that has been rolled out like dough
green ware
clay that is air dry and brittle
movement
a sense or illusion of motion on a work of art
foreground
objects placed towards the bottom of the painting to make the appear closer
split complementary
you find two complementary and choose one and use the colors beside it
bisque
clay which has been fired in a kiln
highlight
brightest light (lightest)
firing
to harden clay by heating to bring on a chemical change
clay
firm plastic earth used to make vessels and scupltures
reflected light
light tone found on the opposite side of the object (6th darkest)
carving
sculpting method in which material is cut away
cast shadow
dark shadow cast by an object (3rd darkest)
4 L's
look, loose, light, large
coil pot
pot ofrmed by coiling long ropes of clay in a spiral
leather hard
hard clay that has been allowed to dry and become firm but is still soft enought to carve without breaking
overlapping
partly covers far away shapes and forms with closer ones

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