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Making Art

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Making Art

  1. 1. Making Art<br />
  2. 2. PROCESS<br />The series of activities and decisions that lead to a finished artifact.<br />
  3. 3. Processes and Purposes<br /><ul><li>Processes generally unique to the artist
  4. 4. Most contain common activities
  5. 5. Conceiving of a work
  6. 6. Deciding its purpose
  7. 7. Creating, showing, and assessing the workC</li></li></ul><li>Processes and Purposes<br /><ul><li>Purpose or intended function of the work
  8. 8. Commercial expression
  9. 9. Personal expression</li></li></ul><li>
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  13. 13. NONREPRESENTATIONAL (NONOBJECTIVE) ART<br />Artifacts that use colors, textures, shapes, and brushstrokes to express thoughts and feelings in themselves rather that to make representational artifacts.<br />
  14. 14. REPRESENTATIONAL ART<br />Artifacts that render figures, objects, or scenes as they appear in the real or visible world and as they might appear in the imagined world, with varying degrees of accuracy, distortion, and stylization.<br />
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  24. 24. Subject matter and Meaning<br />
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  34. 34. Choice and Uses of the Medium<br /><ul><li>Medium as Material
  35. 35. Medium as Artform
  36. 36. Medium and Craftsmanship</li></li></ul><li>
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  42. 42. Aspects of Form<br /><ul><li>Design elements include:
  43. 43. Line
  44. 44. Texture
  45. 45. Shape
  46. 46. Mass
  47. 47. Volume
  48. 48. Color
  49. 49. Time
  50. 50. Design principles include:
  51. 51. Balance
  52. 52. Emphasis
  53. 53. Patterns
  54. 54. Unity</li></li></ul><li>Contexts<br /><ul><li>Viewing
  55. 55. Internal
  56. 56. Artist’s
  57. 57. Social
  58. 58. Art Historical</li></li></ul><li>FORM<br />How an artwork is composed structurally according to its intended functional and expressive purposes.<br />
  59. 59. CONTEXT<br />VIEWING CONTEXT: Where and how an artifact is placed for viewing.<br />INTERNAL CONTEXT: The juxtaposition of parts within a whole artifact and the meanings they evoke through proximity to one another.<br />ARTIST’S CONTEXT: The life history, experiences, and time influencing an artist’s work.<br />SOCIAL CONTEXT: The time and place in which an artifiact is mad.<br />ART HISTORICAL CONTEXT: The artifact in relation to all other artifacts past and present.<br />
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  68. 68. MEANINGS<br />Expressive content of an artifact and the artifact’s inferred implications.<br />
  69. 69. Conclusion: The Components and Meanings<br /><ul><li>Components
  70. 70. Subject Matter
  71. 71. Medium
  72. 72. Form
  73. 73. Contexts
  74. 74. Meanings
  75. 75. The results of interpretations</li></li></ul><li>INTERPRETATION<br />A process and result of deciphering what an artifact is about, means, or expresses.<br />
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  77. 77. SUBJECT MATTER + MEDIUM + FORM + CONTEXTS = MEANING<br />

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