Art that looks as if it contains little or no
recognizable or realistic forms from the physical world. Focus is on
formal elements such as colors, lines, or shapes. Artists often
"abstract" objects by changing, simplifying, or exaggerating what they
A fast-drying synthetic paint made from acrylic
resin. Acrylic is a fast-drying water-based "plastic" paint valued for
its versatility and cleans up with soap and water.
A print produced by the same technique as an
etching, except that the areas between the etched lines are covered with
a powdered resin that protects the surface from the biting process of
the acid bath. The granular appearance that results in the print aims at
approximating the effects and gray tonalities of a watercolor drawing.
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The completed work of an artist which is the
expression of creativity or imagination, or both that portrays a mood,
feeling or tells a story; works of art collectively.
A style of design and decoration popular in the
1920's and 1930's characterized by designs that are geometric and use
highly intense colors, to reflect the rise of commerce, industry and
A decorative art movement that emerged in the
late nineteenth century; art characterized by dense asymmetrical
ornamentation in sinuous forms, it is often symbolic and of an erotic
A practitioner in the arts, generally recognized as a professional by critics and peers.
An Artist's Proof is one outside the regular
edition, but printed at the same time or after the regular edition from
the same plates without changes. By custom, the artist retains the A/Ps
for his personal use or sale. Typically, 10% of the edition total is
designated as A/P, or in the case of a small edition, five graphics are
usually so designated.
|Atelier: French term for "printer's workshop." etc.|
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Your Guide to Understanding and Working in Visual Arts
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Using "screen cam" video (short movies made up of captured computer screens), we will show you around the course and demonstrate how to complete and submit assignments. We have also included information and links to Web-based resources to teach you to recognize and avoid plagiarism.
ObjectivesUpon completion of this chapter you should be able to:
- Navigate the Art 10 content, use the Assignment Studio, and submit quizzes in Angel
- How to create artwork
- How to describe artwork
- How to critique artwork
- Resize an image within given constraints
- Recognize what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid plagiarizing