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Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students
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Introduction to Achromatic Scale for Beginning Art Students

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This is the presentation I developed to provide Foundations students studying color theory to enable them to achieve a greater understanding of achromatic scale and its correlation to the chromatic …

This is the presentation I developed to provide Foundations students studying color theory to enable them to achieve a greater understanding of achromatic scale and its correlation to the chromatic scale and how it may be used to create interesting compositions. It also provided a platform to begin building their comprehension of type and how it may be used creatively in their own work.

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  • Links for additional information on achromatic scale: http://www.cengage.com/art/book_content/0495094870_lazzari/study_guide/ch02.html,
  • NOTE: Variety of techniques and materials in a wide range of applications all using achromatic scale.
  • Each of the examples on this slide contain the same composition with different color schemes. Can you identify the achromatic design in each example?
  • Image credit: http://nashworld.edublogs.org/2011/05/30/incorporating-words-into-images/
  • Portraits with creative typography:
  • Portraits with creative typography:http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Portrait+Creative+Typography&Form=IQFRDR#view=detail&id=4F1DAE1CCFDD550CF117C2C5B14BD9EC3D34BF11&selectedIndex=53
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    • 1. ACHROMATIC SCALE “Everything is not always just black or white.”
    • 2. DISCLAIMER The following presentation is the sole property of the artist, C. Stephenson-Gibbs. All images are intended solely for educational use and may not be reproduced or copied without written consent. All intellectual property copyrights are in full force and effect. No copies of this CD or the contents herein are allowed without the written permission of the owner/artist.
    • 3. DEFINITION [From Greek akhrmatos : a-, without; see a-1 + khrma, khrmat-, color.] Adjective: possessing no hue : being or involving black, gray, or white: NEUTRAL <achromatic visual sensations> -Miriam Webster Online Dictionary Color having no chroma — black, white and grays made by mixing black and white. All other colors employ chromatic pigments. -Artlex.com
    • 4. EXAMPLES OF STUDENT ART USING ACHROMATIC SCALE
    • 5. COMPARE AND CONTRAST
    • 6. ACHROMATIC VALUES
    • 7. TYPOGRAPHY AND DESIGN EXAMPLES
    • 8. WEBLINKS WEBsites for additional information: http://www.artlex.com/ http://www.studiocodex.com/value_tone01.html http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Examples+of+Typography+Design &Form=IQFRDR http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Typography+Portrait&Form=IQFR DR

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