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What color is the cat in Murray's The Sun and the Moon?
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orange
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How does Murray use line in the Sun and the Moon?
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shapes are edged in lines, some lines inside shapes seem to suggest texture.
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Path traced by a moving point.
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Line
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What's the difference between contours and contour lines?
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Contours are boundaries that we perceive as 3D form, contour lines are lines we draw to record those boundaries.
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What are the characteristics of diagonals in a work?
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diagonals imply action
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What item leads your eye from the foreground to the background of Besson's Aquila, Abruzzi, Italy?
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the iron railling
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What is catching the rafter's attention in Gericault's The Raft of Medusa?
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a ship in the distance
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An example of implied lines.
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dotted lines
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2d Form.
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Shape
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3D form that occupies a volume of space.
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Mass
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An example of Geometric shape.
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Chanter by Emmi Whitehorse
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An example of organic shape.
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The Rave & the First Men by Bill Reid
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Shape we detach & focus on
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Figure/Positive space
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Surrounding visual information that figure stands out from
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Ground/Negative Space
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What Implied Geometric shape is seen in Raphael's Madonna of the Meadows?
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triangle
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Gives objects a 3d appearance.
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model
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relative light/dark
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value
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light/dark
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chiaroscuro
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closely spaced parallel lines in a work
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hatching
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additional sets of closely spaced parallel lines going perpendicularly ontop of the first set
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cross-hatching
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dotting to average out through optical mixing into values
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stippling
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What technique does White use in Untitled?
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cross-hatching
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red yellow blue
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primary colors
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orange green violet
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secondary colors
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Products of primary and secondary colors.
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tertiary colors.
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A wooden board that artists set their pigments on.
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palette
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What's the difference between a restricted palette and an open one?
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restricted: limit to few pigments
open: no limit to pigments
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Color.
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hue
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Relative purity of color.
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intensity
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Colors convey _______!
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emotion
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Variations of same hue.
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monochromatic
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Directly opposite on the color wheel.
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complementary
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Adjacent Hues.
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analagous
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Three equidistant colors on the color wheel.
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triadic
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How do you make a tint?
Definition
make the value of a color lighter
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How do you make a shade?
Definition
make the value of a color darker
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Complimentary colors appear more intense when placed side by side.
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simultaneous contrast
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Optical effect (staring a black and white image, then looking at a blank wall)
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afterimage
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When the eye mixes two adjacent colors together.
Definition
optical color mixture
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What ism is a good example of optical color mixture (black and white Jesus)?
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Cubism
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Which technique does Seurat use for A Sunday on La Grande Jante?
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pointilism
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What associations, besides for blood, is red given in Munch's The Scream?
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horror and anguish
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Artistic quality we can feel through touch.
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actual texture
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When markings that our eyes associate with texture are there, whether we can actually feel it or not.
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implied texture
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Any decorative, repetitive motif/design
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patttern
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What type of texture is used in Dufy's Regatta at Cowes?
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implied texture
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The literal surface of a canvas.
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picture plane
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One form is seen fully in front of another partially seen form.
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overlap
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Optically convincing space. (ex. road appearing to get smaller in distance)
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linear perspective
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Using diagonal lines without allowing parallels to converge.
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isometric perspective
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Optical effect caused by atmosphere that interposes itself between us and objects we perceive.
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atmospheric perspective
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Applying linear perspective to all objects in a picture.
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foreshortening
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What term is associated with both Baldung's The Groom and the Witch and Durer's Draftsman Drawing a Reclining nude?
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foreshortening
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What style of expression is represented in Bierstadt's The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak?
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dramatic lighting
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The point where two seemingly converging parallel lines receding in the distance disappear.
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vanishing point
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Where is the vanishing point in da Vinci's The Last Supper?
Definition
the window right above the head of saintamazingthebestwhite Jesus
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Type of perspective used when parallel lines do not converge to a vanishing point.
Definition
isometric perspective.
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Dervish is not a painting, but a _____.
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video
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Type of perspective used when parallel lines do not converge to a vanishing point.
Definition
isometric perspective.
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Dervish is not a painting, but a _____.
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video
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Which work by Calder deals with actual movement?
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Southern Cross
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Organization of lines, shapes, colors in 2d
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composition
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Organization of lines, shape, colors in 2 or 3d.
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design
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Sense of oneness with coherent whole.
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unity
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Unity of an idea.
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conceptual unity
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Differences in a work that provide interest and contrast.
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variety
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Mirror image or slight difference of each half of a piece.
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symmetrical balance
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Slight difference between the axial areas of a piece.
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relieved/approximate symmetry
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Two sides are not the same size, shape or placement.
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asymmetrical balance
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Four things that Balance does.
Definition
1. encourages participation
2. communicates moves.
3. communicates work's meaning
4. leads eye around work
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O'Keeffe uses what type of balance in Deer's Skull with Pedernal?
Definition
symmetrical balance
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This painting's diagonal lines show movement.
Definition
The Biglin Brothers Racing by Eakins
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This work shows movement with diagonals of the rafters.
Definition
Raft of Medusa- Gericault
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This work is a prime example of the use of light.
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Live Oak by Turrell
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This work shows figure-ground reversal.
Definition
Aztec, the circular shield
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Who made the triadic color scheme of red yellow and blue?
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Mondrion
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This work shows optical color mix and pointillism.
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Sunday by Seurat
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What work has a visual/implied illusion?
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Regatta at Cowes by Dufy does!
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This work is a prime use of pattern.
Definition
The Chief- Fosso
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What work uses overlapping and position?
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Maharana by Mewar
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What work uses linear perspective?
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Da Vinci's The Last Supper
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This work uses foreshortening.
Definition
Bierstadt's The Rocky Mountains
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What two works show kinetic (moving) art?
Definition
Southern Cross by Calder
Dervish (video) by Steinkamp
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What work is an example of isometric perspective?
Definition
Sulay's Seige of Belgrade
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This work uses conceptual unity
Definition
Messager's Mes Voeux
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This work uses a focal point with the dark skin of the man contrasting against the pale background.
Definition
The Banjo Lesson by Tanner
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Name 4 works that use proportion or scale.
Definition
Plantoir
Stela of the Sculptor
A Royal Altar to the Hand
Study of Human Proportions
Term
The golden section was invented by...
Definition
the greeks
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This work is based on the golden section.
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The Modulator
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Two works that use visual rhythm.
Definition
Fish Nets by Kaiho Yusho
Landscape by Paul Klee
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What did the ancient Egyptians use to govern the proportions of their figures?
Definition
squared figures
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Thirteen-Deity Jnanadakini Mandala uses ___________ balance to suggest there is a hidden order to the universe.
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symmetrical
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Attention is centered on certain parts of a piece.
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emphasis
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A specific spot to which attention goes.
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focal point
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The less visually interesting areas.
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subordination
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Size in relation to "normal" size.
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scale
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Size relationships between parts of the whole item.
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proportions
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Use of scale to indicate relative importance.
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hierarchical scale
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Which two geometric shapes are present in da Vinci's Study of the Human Proportions.
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square and circle
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What term is used to describe Girl Before a Mirror by da Vinci?
Definition
Vanitas
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Two works that use symmetrical balance.
Definition
Thirteen-Deity Jnanadakini Mandala
Georgia O'Keeffe's Deer's Skull