1.2 What is the reason why we perceive the tomato asred?When the light shines on an object, the surface absorbs all or part ofthat light (absorption).The part of white light that is not absorbed by the surface is rebounded(reflection), change the direction and this produced the sensation ofcolour in our brain.The tomato absorbs of colours of white light, except red, which isreflected.
1.1 Why does the rainbow show sevencolours?Because when the white light of the sun´s rays goes through theraindrops, this light change of direction and is splited into sevencolours. These are the seven colours of the rainbow and we always seein the same order:red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet
1.3 What colours are used to transmit a sense ofhappiness and joy?The yellow colour is used to transmit feelings of happiness. It is awarm color and generate good cheer and joy. It is the color of light, thesun, action, power, force.Orange combines the energy of red with the happiness of yellow.Represents joy, youth, and summer heat.Red symbolizes passion, power, energy, vitality. Red is the color of fireand blood, it is associated with danger, war, energy, strength, anddesire and love.
1.4 Find a portrait by Renoir that expresses a sadcharacter by using pale colours, and one that express ahappy or vivid character.Alphonsine Fournaise1879Portrait de Julie Manet1894
1.- Name the three dimensions of an object•Vertically, from top to bottom, to compare height,•Horizontally, from side to side, to compare widht•Transversally, from front to back, to compare depht
2. What is height?Height is the measurement of vertical distance of any object (from topto bottom)
3. Define volumeVolume of a object is the space, in the three dimensions, that occupies
4. Look at "Horses in a Meadow", by Edgar Degas and explainhow the painter creates a sense of depth in this painting.In my opinion, the painter creates the sense of depth in this painting with thetechniques: experimenting with size , overlapping.
5.- What is the technique of "overlapping" and why is it used?The technique of overlapping is based to put an object hidden behindanother, without completely covering it.This technique is used to create the effect of depth on a flat surface
6. Look at " The Magdalen reading ", by Ambrosious Bensonand explain the relationships between different planes• On the bottom, there is aporcelain pot. This object is thenearliest to us.•Then, there is a relationshipsbetween the hands and the book.•Finally, we can see otherrelationships between the veil andher ear, and the veil and the dress
7. Look at "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit" by JohnSinger Sargent. How does the painter create the sense ofdepth?•He draws on the bottom agirl, which is sitting on thefloor with a doll. It is thenearliest plane to us.•Behind, there is anothergirl next to wall. This girl isseparated of the firstdiagonally.• Behind the second girl,there are two girls near abig vase in the shadow Withthe darkness and shadowsthe painter creates a senseof depht.
How does the use of colour and perspective affect theway we interpret a visual image?The painters use colour to represent shapes and transmitsensations. We can use bright, happy colours to transmithapinness, joy or darker and paler shades to transmit a sense ofsadness.The perspective is used to create a sense of volume or 3D on a two-dimensional support as drawing paper.