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Art 1301 Mr. Saenz

Paleolithic to Minimalism

Juan Saenz

on 18 February 2014

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Art 1301
Foundations of Art
Principles of Design
The distance between two points; also a tool used by artist to REDIRECT, the viewers attention to the focal point or point of emphasis.
Electromagnetic Spectrum or Visible Light
Transitions in dark in light. Darkness or lightness of a color or object.
Two dimensional: Can be GEOMETRIC or FREE-FORM.

Artist: Piet Mondrian
A two-dimensional area that is defined by length or width.
Shapes appear flat and do not have depth or roundness
Two types of Shapes: Geometric or Freeform

Objects having three dimensions
Can be measured by: width, height, and have depth; cast a shadow
Forms are either: Geometric or free-form
Artist Unknown
Self Portrait, Vincent Van Gogh
King Henry VIII by
Hans Holbein
Mona Lisa
Element of art that deals with how the eye sees reflective wavelengths of light.
Color has three properties: Hue, Value, and intensity
Electromagnetic Spectrum “Visible Light”
Color Wheel
Artist: El Sir
Jackson Pollock, Untitled No. 3
The art element that describes the darkness or lightness of an object or color.
Value is the amount of light that a color reflects back at your eye. The darker the color, the less light that is reflected back at you.
Mr. Saenz
Principle of design that deals with the repetition of elements, especially positive and negative space.
Types of Rhythm: Random, regular, alternating, flowing, and progressive
Principle of Design that deals with creating the illusion or physical change in position of objects in a work of art.
Artist: Giocomo Balla
Batman and Robin by Julian Beever
Element of art that deals with how things feel
Texture can be real or implied, rough, smooth, etc.
Artist: El Sir
Principle of Design concerned with equalizing visual forces, or elements in a work of art.
Two types of Balance: Symmetrical and Asymmetrical
Bell Tower, Cathedral at Pisa
Asymmetrical Balance
Symmetrical Balance
Artist: M.C. Escher
The element of art that deals with the distance or emptiness around, above, below, between or within objects.
The use of space can influence the mood of the work of art.
Principle of art that deals with the size relationship of one part to another.
Artist use proportion to heighten the drama of a work of art or to bring attention to a particular part of the work.
Artist: David Alfonso Siqueiros
Principle of Design that deals with making one part of the work more dominant then other sections of the work.
Emphasis-creates a focal point; when you bring out certain part or parts of a work in order to attract attention to that information, you create a focal point.
M.C. Escher, “Hand with reflective Sphere”.
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