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Elements of visual arts

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Elements of visual arts

  1. 1. MARIA ESTELLA V. SANCHEZ
  2. 2.  Any person, object, scene, event described or represented in a work of art.  Art  Art that has subject is representational. that does not have subject is nonrepresentational.
  3. 3. – things depicted as what naturally appears in nature.  Fernando Amorsolo  Realism
  4. 4. – is a process of simplifying and/or reorganizing objects and elements according to the demands of artistic expression.  Hernando Ocampo  Abstraction
  5. 5. – is done to mean twisting, stretching, or deforming that natural shape of the object. It is to dramatize the shape of the figure to create an emotional effect.  Distortion The Descent from the Cross by Rogier van der Weyden (c1435–38).
  6. 6. •Naturalism –is a style and theory of representation based on the accurate depiction of detail.
  7. 7. – object depicted by the artist.  Content – reveals the artist’s attitude toward his subject.  Subject  Parisian Life by Juan Luna. 1892. Oil on Canvas. 22 x 31 in. (57 x 79 cm.)
  8. 8.  Refers to the material Classification: Visual or space art – mediums can be seen Two-dimensional art Three-dimensional art Auditory art – mediums can be heard and expressed in time. Combined art – mediums both seen and heard and exist in both time and space.
  9. 9.  Painting  Drawing  Printmaking  Photography
  10. 10.  Sculpture  Architecture  Landscaping  Community planning  Industrial design  Crafts • Ceramics • Furniture-making
  11. 11.  Music • The first time I loved forever  Literature • The road not taken by Robert Frost • Sonnet 116
  12. 12.  Dance • Hip hop Dance  Drama • Macbeth  Opera • Les Miserables  Movies • Film Analysis
  13. 13.  Artist’s knowledge of medium and his skill in making what he wants to make. • Ex. Poet’s technique in putting words together to express an emotion or narrate a story.  Poe’s Annabel Lee
  14. 14. Fresco – wet plaster, cannot be changed • School of Athens by Raphael
  15. 15. Tempera – wooden panels, combination of gypsum/chalk, gelatin or glue Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
  16. 16. • Oil – ready mixed in tubes, dries slowly Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
  17. 17. • Water Color – 19th Cent., artist work rapidly and cannot change anything
  18. 18.  Horror Vacui – painters fill up all available spaces with shapes and colors.  Muslim Wedding (left) by Carlos Francisco, 1958  Mangingisda (right) by Carlos Francisco
  19. 19.  Stone  Wood  Metal  Marble  Bronze  Glass  Junk
  20. 20.  Stone  Brick  Concrete  Steel  Glass  Wood
  21. 21.  Shape of a work of art  Horizontal line – serenity and perfect stability  Vertical line – poised and stable  Diagonal line – implies action, movement  Curved line – grace and movement
  22. 22.  Series of wave length  Beam of light contains different colors why we see objects as having colors  Primary colors  Secondary colors  Tertiary colors
  23. 23.  The way two objects feel to the touch  Smooth  Rough  Grooved  Ridged  Furry  Silky
  24. 24.  Solidity and thickness – technique which concentrates on the effect of blending light and shade on objects to create an illusion of space and atmosphere.  Chiaroscuro – is a style of painting which exaggerates the effect of chiaroscuro.  Tenebrism  Use of larger amount of dark areas beside smaller areas of light for emphasis.
  25. 25. Perspective – objects become smaller as they recede into the distance.  Linear Perspective – objects become fainter in the distance due to the effects of the atmosphere.  Aerial
  26. 26.  Over-all design of a work of art  Triangular  Circular  Square  Rectangular  Oblong – contained within the frame  Open - action extends out of the frame  Closed
  27. 27.  Mosaic - -creates pictures on flat surface
  28. 28. Glass – enlivened tomblike a interiors and introduced a bright and warm atmosphere.  Stained - means of religious instructions
  29. 29. – decorated hangings to drab interiors and served to warm the room.  Tapestry
  30. 30.  Free-Standing  High-Relief  Bas-Relief Sculpture – statuary Sculpture – flat background Sculpture – slightly raised
  31. 31. Retablo
  32. 32. – subtractive process; removing unwanted portions  Carving
  33. 33. – additive process; building using wax or clay  Modeling
  34. 34. – complex process; covers the original model with a mold  Casting
  35. 35. – additive process; method of joining or fastening as nailing, stapling, soldering and welding  Fabrication
  36. 36. lintel – two vertical posts and horizontal beam  Post-and
  37. 37. – wedge-shaped blocks arranged in semi-circle  Arch
  38. 38. – triangular forms assembles into rigid framework and functioning like beam or lintel; bridges, gymnasium, halls.  Truss
  39. 39.  Skeleton – reinforced concrete and steel
  40. 40. – beam or slab extending horizontally into space beyond its supporting post  Cantilever
  41. 41. Adajar, C. C. & Corbita D. P. (2011). Art in a capsule: Introduction to painting, sculpture, architecture and film. Malabon City: Mutya Publishing House, Inc. Ariola, M. M. (2008). Introduction to art appreciation: A textbook in humanities. QC: C&E Publishing, Inc. Mason, A. (2007). A history of western art: From prehistory to the 2oth century. J. T. Spike (Ed.). New York: Abrams Books for young Readers. Sanchez, C. A., et al. (2002). Introduction to humanities. (revised ed.) Manila: REX Book Store.

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