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what is art

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  1. 1. What is Art? An introduction to the concept of art
  2. 2. Objectives of the Activity <ul><li>Determine a definition of art </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what is art and what is not art </li></ul><ul><li>Define terms related to the viewing of art </li></ul><ul><li>Examine two images critically </li></ul>
  3. 3. In small groups answer the following Questions <ul><li>What is art? </li></ul><ul><li>What are different types of art? </li></ul><ul><li>How does art influence society? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is art important? </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of messages do art have? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Image #1 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Image #2 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Image #3 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Image #4 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Image #5 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Image #6 <ul><li>Is this art? Why or why not? What elements does it have or not have? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Elements of Art <ul><li>Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Proportion </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Lines </li></ul>
  11. 11. Perspective <ul><li>Perspective is the way in which artists create an illusion of depth on a flat surface. For hundreds of years painters have tried to represent accurately a scene that exists in three dimensions on a two-dimensional canvas. One of the ways to create this illusion is to make the objects that are far away smaller than those that are closer to the viewer. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Light <ul><li>Just as stage designers use lighting to spotlight a performer, painters will often highlight important elements in paintings </li></ul>
  13. 13. Color <ul><li>Use of different colors provide emphasis, emotion, etc. Often colors highlight parts of an image to draw specific attention to it. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Form <ul><li>By using light and shadows, artists give volume to their subjects. One way one can give figures three-dimensional form is to reflect light off their bodies and paint shadows cast by them. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Motion <ul><li>Depicting motion is a technique painters use to keep our attention focused on the picture. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Proportion <ul><li>Proportion usually refers to the way different elements in a painting relate to each other in terms of size. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Symbols <ul><li>Many artists include items that symbolize other items, emotions, beliefs, ideas, etc. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Lines <ul><li>An identifiable path of a point moving in space. It can vary in width, direction, and length. </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Peasant Dance , Pieter Bruegel the Elder
  20. 20. <ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Proportion </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Lines </li></ul>The Peasant Dance, Pieter Bruegel the Elder Looking @ Art
  21. 21. <ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Proportion </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul>Looking @ Art Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride Jan Van Eyck, 1434

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