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  1. 1. Definition: an expanse of scenery that can be seen from single view<br />Landscape Art <br />
  2. 2. Understanding Space…<br />Horizon Line: a level (horizontal) line where water or land appears to end and sky begins, the furthest distance the eye can see<br />Foreground: the area of a picture that appears closest to the viewer<br />Middle ground: the area of the picture that lies between the foreground and the background<br />Background: the area of the picture that appears farthest from the viewer<br /> Your job, as an artist, is to find a visually appealing way to move the viewer’s eye through each section of the image while creating a clear focal point where the viewer’s eye should stop moving. <br />
  3. 3. This image clearly depicts a horizon line. <br />
  4. 4. The birch tree in this image is part of the foreground. <br />
  5. 5. In this image, the tree falls in the middle ground. <br />
  6. 6. The barn in the distance would be part of the background in this image.<br />
  7. 7. Where is the horizon line in this image?<br />
  8. 8. What is in the foreground of this image?<br />
  9. 9. What objects fill the middle ground of this image?<br />
  10. 10. What is in the background of this image?<br />
  11. 11. What moves your eye from the foreground to the background in this image?<br />
  12. 12. What moves your eye through this image?<br />
  13. 13. What moves your eye through this image?<br />
  14. 14. How does color help to move your eye around this image?<br />
  15. 15. Can you see how this artist used brush strokes to move your eye around this image?<br />
  16. 16. How does light help to define a focal point in this image?<br />
  17. 17. Describe the foreground, middle ground and background of this image. What is different about each section?<br />
  18. 18. Image References:<br />Slide 3<br />Slide 4<br />Slide 5<br />Slide 6<br />Slide 7<br />Slide 8<br />Slide 9<br />Slide 10<br />Slide 11<br />Slide 12<br />Slide 13<br />Slide 14<br />Slide 15: Vincent Van Gogh, Starry Night<br />Slide 16<br />Slide 17<br />