Intro to Abstract Painting-Number Painting Activity

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Intro to Abstract Painting-Number Painting Activity

  1. 1. Intro to Abstract Painting Exercise: Abstract Number Painting
  2. 2. Objective: To learn how to compose an abstract image To explore and develop hard-edge painting To implement 3 colour harmonies
  3. 3. Hard edge painting: is the application of paint with abrupt or sharp transitions between colours. This approach to abstract painting became popular in the 1960s.
  4. 4. Hard-edge Artists & Examples of their Work
  5. 5. Frank Stella
  6. 6. Victor Vasarely(also known for op art)
  7. 7. Robert Indiana
  8. 8. Al Held
  9. 9. Ellsworth Kelly
  10. 10. Brice Marden
  11. 11. Kenneth Noland
  12. 12. Ad Reinhardt
  13. 13. Jack Youngerman
  14. 14. Activity: Abstract Number Painting
  15. 15. Step 1: Divide the compositional space into three spaces vertically and eight spaces horizontally.
  16. 16. Step 2: Select a favourite number and create a list of symbols or words to express the number you chose.
  17. 17. Step 3: Select a three colour harmony. Triadic: This scheme uses three colors. They are evenly spaced from each other. (example: red, yellow, and blue)
  18. 18. Step 3: Select a three colour harmony (cont’d). Anagalous: This scheme uses adjacent hues. (example: red, red-orange, and red-violet)
  19. 19. Step 3: Select a three colour harmony. Split-complementary: any hue and the two adjacent to its complement. (example: red, yellow- green, and blue-green)
  20. 20. Step 3: Begin applying your colour scheme. Anagalous? Triadic?OR
  21. 21. or split-complementary?
  22. 22. Special thanks to Joy for the lesson idea via: http://arted20.ning.com/
  23. 23. Frank Curkovic

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