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I.

Art in Your World


a. What is Art? Pgs 7-9
i. Art is communication
ii. The purposes of art
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
iii. Art as a lifelong pursuit
b. Why do artists create? Pgs 10-15
i. Where do artists get ideas?
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
6. _____
c. The language of art. Pgs 16-19
i. The elements of art
1. _____
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2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
6. _____
7. _____
ii. The principles of design (principles of art)
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
6. _____
7. _____
8. _____
iii. The work of art
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
iv. The credit line
1.
2.
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Art Criticism and Aesthetics


a. Art Criticism: learning from a work of art. Pgs 26-30
i. Why study art criticism?
ii. The steps of art criticism?
1. _____
a. _____
b. _____
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c. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
b. Aesthetics: thinking about a work of art. Pgs 31-34
i. Aesthetic theories and the qualities of art
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
* there are only three aesthetic theories, but different standards for
judging your own work and functional objects
c. Art History: learning about a work of art. Pgs 34-35
i. Step One:
ii. Step Two:
iii. Step Three:
iv. Step Four:
III.

The Media and Processes of Art


a. Two-dimensional media.

Pgs 42-49

i. Drawing

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1. drawing media
2. shading techniques
a. _____
b. _____
c. _____
d. _____
ii. Painting
1. parts of paint
a. _____
b. _____
c. _____
2. Painting media
a. _____
b. _____
iii. Printmaking
1. Steps of Printmaking
a. _____
b. _____
c. _____
2. Printmaking techniques
a. _____

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b. _____
c. _____
d. _____
b. Three-dimensional media. Pgs 50-56
i. Sculpture
1. The media of sculpture
a. _____
b. _____
2. Sculpting techniques
a. _____
b. _____
c. _____
d. _____
ii. Crafts
1. The media of crafts
2. The processes of crafts
iii. Architecture
1. the media of architecture
c. Technological media. Pgs 57-61
i. Photography

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1. The media of photography


ii. Film
1. The media of film
iii. Video
1. The media of video
iv. Computers
1. Using computers to create art
a. _____
b. _____
2. Computer art tools
a. _____
b. _____
c. _____
v. Multimedia Art
IV.

Line
a. The element of line. Pgs 70-76
i. What is line?
ii. Kinds of line?
1. _____
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2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
iii. Line variation
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____
4. _____
5. _____
iv. Line and value
b. Expressive qualities of line. Pgs 77-83
i. Line movement
ii. Contour drawing
iii. Gesture drawing
iv. Calligraphic drawing
V.

Shape, Form, Space


a. Shapes and forms. Pgs 98-102
i. Shape
1. _____
2. _____
ii. Forms
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b. Space. Pgs 103-107


i. Space and its relationship to shape and form
ii. Positive and negative spaces
iii. Space in three-dimensional art
c. How we perceive shape, form, space. Pgs 108-110
i. Perceiving depth
ii. Point of view
d. Creating shapes and forms in space. Pgs 111-116
i. The illusion of form
ii. The illusion of depth
e. Shape, form, and space expression. Pgs 117-121
i. Outline and surface
ii. Density
iii. Openness
iv. Activity and stability
VI.

Color
a. Hue, value, intensity. Pgs 136-143
i. How we see color
ii. Hue
1. other color systems
iii. Value
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iv. Intensity
b. Color schemes. Pgs 144-149
i. Monochromatic colors
ii. Analogous colors
iii. Complementary colors
iv. Triads
v. Split complements
vi. Warm and cool colors
c. The nature and uses of color. Pgs 150-157
i. Paint
1. visual effects of paint
ii. Sources of pigment
iii. Expressive effects of color
1. optical color
2. arbitrary color
3. space
4. movement
iv. Tonality
VII.

Texture
a. Texture in your life. Pgs 172-176
i. How you perceive texture

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ii. Texture and value


1. rough and smooth textures
2. matte and shiny textures
b. How artists use texture. Pgs 177-183
VIII. Rhythm, Pattern, Movement
a. Rhythm and pattern. Pgs 200-204
i. Visual rhythm
ii. Pattern
b. Types of rhythm and pattern. Pgs 205-210
i. Random
ii. Regular
iii. Alternating
iv. Flowing
v. Progressive
c. How artists use rhythm to create movement. Pgs 211-213
i. Visual movement

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IX.

Balance
a. Visual balance. Pgs 228-233
i. Formal balance
1. Symmetry
2. radial balance
b. Informal balance. Pgs 234-238
i. Using Informal Balance in art
1. size and countour
2. color
3. value
4. texture
5. position
c. Expressive qualities of balance. Pgs 239-241

X.

Proportion
a. The golden mean. Pgs 256-259
b. Scale. Pgs 260-266
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i. Drawing human proportions


1. figures
2. heads and faces
c. How artists use proportion and distortion. Pgs 267-273
i. Realistic proportion
1. exaggeration and distortion
XI.

Variety, Emphasis, Harmony, Unity


a. Variety, emphasis, and harmony. Pgs 288-295
i. Variety
ii. Emphasis
1. emphasizing an element
2. emphasizing an area
a. ___
b. ___
c. ___
d. ___
e. ___
iii. harmony
b. Unity. Pgs 296-303
i. Creating visual unity
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1. simplicity
2. repetition
3. proximity
ii. Enhancing Unity
XII.

Art Traditions from Around the World


a. Early art. Pgs 320-325
i. Prehistoric Art
ii. Prehistoric builders
iii. Ancient river valleys
1. Mesopotamia
2. Egypt
3. India
4. China
b. Asia and Middle East. Pgs 326-331
i. India
ii. China
iii. Japan
iv. Art of Islam
c. Africa. Pgs 332-338
i. Role of art in African cultures
1. Ife
2. Mali
3. Benin
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4. Asante
5. Bwa
d. Americas. Pgs 339-345
i. Art of Mesoamerica and South America
1. Olmec
2. Mayan
3. Aztec
4. Inca
ii. Native American Art
1. Arctic
2. Northwest
3. Southwest
4. Plains
5. Woodlands
XIII. Western Art Traditions
a. Beginnings of Western art. Pgs 352-355
i. Greece and Rome
ii. Middle Ages
1. Byzantine
2. Romanesque
3. Gothic
b. Beginnings of modern art. Pgs 356-365
i. Renissance

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1. Italian
2. Northern
ii. 17th and 18th century
1. Baroque in Italy
2. Dutch
3. Rococo
c. 19th century. Pgs 366-373
i. Neoclassicism
ii. Romanticism
iii. Realism
1. Photography
iv. Impressionism
v. Post-impressionism
d. Early 20th century. Pgs 347-377
i. European
ii. North American
e. Art after 1945. pgs 378-383
i. Abstract expressionism
ii. Pop and op art
iii. Color field
iv. Minimalism
v. New realism
vi. Architecture

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vii. Post-modern
XIV. Careers in Art
a. Careers in 2-D art. Pgs 390-397
i. Technology
ii. Graphic design
1. graphic designer
2. advertising designer
iii. Illustration
1. commercial illustrator
2. cartoonist
iv. Photography, film, multimedia
1. photographer
2. film and video
3. photojournalist
4. animator
5. special effects
6. multimedia design
7. web design
8. video game design
b. Careers in 3-D art and education. Pgs 398-405
i. Architecture
ii. Urban planning
iii. Landscape architecture

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iv. Interior design


v. Exhibit and display design
vi. Industrial design
1. product designer
2. package designer
3. fashion designer
4. art director
vii.

art education
1. teacher
2. therapist
3. curator
4. fine artist

viii. Thinking about art careers

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