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Style
refers to categories of similarity
Form
is related to style(everything that goes in how it looks)
Realistic
based on something in the observable world
Abstract
based on something in the obsevable world in a significant way
nonobjective
not suppose to be anything
subject matter
what is being shown as the work of art
highlight
most light is hitting
umbra
darkest part
penumbra
high light between 2 parts
cast shadow
one object putting a shadow on another
Chiaroscuro
a painting technique or device subtle shift of light or graduation of light and shadow to create a 3D
Tenebrism
using small areas of dramatic light surrounded by large areas of darkness (spotlight effect)
modeling
using light and shadow to create a 3D
hue
name of color
value
how light or dark it is
intensity or saturation
high saturation of a color (pure blue)
warm clor
(red, orange,yellow)
Cool color
(blues, green)
Primary color
(yellow, blue, red, etc.)
Complimentary color
opposite each other on the color wheel
tertiary colors
between primary and secondary
simultaneous contrast
one color making is compliment(seems more intense)
analogous
hues containing a common color through indifferent proportions
Monochromatic
mixture of color ex. black and white
local color
color of an object at close distance at ideal lighting conditions
perceptional color
true to what is seen
arbitrary color
if not local or perceptional color... is arbitrary
Optical color mixing
small areas if different colors together it will mix in the eye
texture
suface quality
impasto
thickl applied paint
implied texture
looks like you would feels it but it's not there
actual motion
kinetic sculpture(calder) painting that actually moves
implied time and motion
suggest motion looks like, blurring
optical painting
work of art that if you stare at, it looks as if it starts moving
symmetrical balance
same sides have the same visual balance
asymmetrical balance
some sides have the same visual balance
radical symmetry
balanced around a point
Emphasis/ focal point
visual dominant; what attention is drawn to the most
contrast
one part is different from the other
placement
where it is
implied texture
looks like you would feels it but it's not there
actual motion
kinetic sculpture(calder) painting that actually moves
implied time and motion
suggest motion looks like, blurring
optical painting
work of art that if you stare at, it looks as if it starts moving
symmetrical balance
same sides have the same visual balance
Afocal
not a clear focal point
Porportion and scale
relative size of parts as compared to a whole size
golden section
proportion or a ratio of #'s that the greeks though was an ideal porportion 5-8
hierachical scaling
scale indicated the importance of a given figure w/ in a work
Rhythm
repetition of form, regular or predictiable
Alternating rhythm
a regular back in forth (unchanging)
Progressive rhythm
changes a little bit each time (size, color)
Pattern
a repetition form across an entire suface
Unity and Variety
parts of design seem to belong together, in agreement v= differences
Proximity
group of things that seem to belong together
Repetition
repeats(color, shape,texture) something throught design to create unity
Continuation of lines and edges
lines and edges seem to lead into another