FIELD TRIPS Anchorage Museum Alaska Native Medical CenterFirst Friday Downtown Art Event
Chevak Old People Doll• Artist: Rosalie Paniyak, Chevak• Medium: seal gut, sealskin, glass marble eyes
Power of Images
How We See
How many legs does this elephant have?
What is Art?
What is Art?• Art is Art, Art is everywhere.• Art is a way for people to express themselves.• Art is a form by which we perceive the beauty that is around and within us.• Art is something you can see, hear and experience in a creative way.• Art is something that touches a person’s soul. Art is visual and emotional.• Art is the unique ability human beings have to celebrate themselves & their world, feelings, fear, and dreams, etc.
Yong Soon Min. Dwelling. 1994. 72" × 42" × 28".
Visual Elements Design Principles• Line • Unity and Variety• Shape • Balance• Mass • Emphasis and Subordination• Space • Directional Forces• Time and Motion • Contrast• Light • Repetition and Rhythm• Color • Scale and Proportion• Texture
Marc Chagall,I and the Village
M.C. EscherDrawing Hands
Giacomo Balla, Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash
Use your CreativityName ______________Title ______________ • Express a feeling • Tell a story • Create a message
Art Interpretation / Storytelling Painting & Drawing
Aesthetics• Aesthetic experience begin when the viewer takes an interest in looking at things for pleasure, for the sake of the visual experience, and rather than a focused interest in the function.• Aesthetic experiences substantiate the human need for intellectual thinking and reasoning, rather than physical provisioning.