A B C's of Art


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This powerpoint is designed to introduce students in upper elementary school through high school some basic art vocabulary terms

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A B C's of Art

  1. 1. ABC’sofArtby Lena Samples<br />
  2. 2. Ais for ART!<br />Found art, paintings, drawing, sculpture<br />
  3. 3. Bis for BRUSHES!<br />Used to create varying designs<br />
  4. 4. Cis for COLOR!<br />The visual response to the wavelengths of light<br />
  5. 5. Dis for DRAWING TOOLS!<br />Tools used to create art<br />
  6. 6. Eis for EXHIBIT!<br />A display of an artists work<br />
  7. 7. Fis for FOCAL POINT!<br />The area in a piece of art that the eye is drawn to<br />
  8. 8. Please click on the links below to visit a few galleries online.<br />Olga’s Online Gallery<br />http://www.abcgallery.com/<br />National Gallery of Art – Kids Page<br />http://www.nga.gov/kids/<br />The Museum of Modern Art<br />http://www.moma.org/<br />Gis for Gallery!<br />A display of an artists work<br />
  9. 9. His for HORIZON!<br />A level line where land or water ends and sky begins<br />
  10. 10. Iis for ILLUSTRATE !<br />To create designs and pictures for books and magazines to help explain the text<br />
  11. 11. Jis for JPEG!<br />Joint Photographic Export Group – name used to refer to sill image compression <br />used in photos and web graphics<br />
  12. 12. Kis for KACHINA DOLL!<br />Supernatural being important in the Hopi and Zuni cultures often represented as a figurine<br />
  13. 13. Lis for LANDSCAPE!<br />Painting or photograph that depicts scenery – mountains, tress, valleys, etc.<br />
  14. 14. Mis for MURAL!<br />Large wall painting<br />
  15. 15. Nis for NEGATIVE SPACE!<br />The empty space in a piece of artwork<br />
  16. 16. Ois for ORIGAMI!<br />Craft of folding paper into objects<br />
  17. 17. Pis for PERSPECTIVE!<br />The art of picturing an object on flat surface so it appears to have depth<br />
  18. 18. Qis for QUILTING!<br />Art of sewing to create a covering<br />
  19. 19. Ris for REFLECTION!<br />An image given back by a reflective surface<br />
  20. 20. Sis for SELF-PORTRAIT!<br />A painting of an artists completes of him or herself<br />
  21. 21. Tis for TEXTURE!<br />The tactile surface characteristics of a work of art that are either felt or perceived visually<br />
  22. 22. Uis for UNDERPAINTING!<br />A layer or layers of color painted on a canvas to before creating the final piece<br />
  23. 23. Vis for VERTICAL LINES!<br />Lines in artwork that go straight up<br />
  24. 24. Wis for WORM’S EYE VIEW!<br />As seen from the surface of the earth or looking up from the floor<br />
  25. 25. X is for XYLOGRAPHY!<br />(Pronunciation: zi:-LAH-grə-fee)<br />A printing technique that involves carving text upon a wooden <br />block and making an impression on paper<br />
  26. 26. Yis for YORUBA!<br />A group of people on the Guinea Coast in Africa who have<br /> been making art for thousands of years<br />
  27. 27. zis for ZIGGURAT!<br />A terraced pyramid of excessively receding stories<br />
  28. 28. Resources<br />http://www.bluemoonwebdesign.com/art-glossary-4.asp<br />http://www.artlex.com/<br />http://www.abcgallery.com/<br />http://www.abcgallery.com/<br />http://www.nga.gov/kids/<br />http://www.moma.org/<br />http://www.google.com/imghp<br />Domeniconi, D. (2006). M is for masterpiece: An art alphabet. China; Sleeping Bear Press .<br />