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# Principles of Art

January 31, 2013

## Transcript

1. Learning  to  Look:
The  Principles  of  Design
Ar,orms,  58-­‐77

Terms/Concepts:
Principles  of  Design,
composiemphasis,  subordinaasymmetrical  balance,
symmetrical  balance,  rhythm,
repe<direcpropordynamic  balancing,  contrast,
focal  point.

2. Shape
Mass
Space
Line
Color
Light
Texture
Elements  of  Design
Time  &  Mo

3. The  “What”

4. Principles  of  Design
Unity/Variety
Balance
Emphasis/SubordinaScale/ProporRepe<

5. The  “How”

6. ComposiShape   Space
how  shapes  are  arranged  in  space.
=
+
horizontal  axis

7. Emphasis/SubordinaWhere  does  your  eye  go?

8. Emphasis/SubordinaWhere  does  your  eye  go  now?

9. Emphasis/SubordinaAnd  now?

10. focal  point
Emphasis/Subordinato  draw  aAen

11. Emphasis/Subordina

12. Emphasis/Subordina

13. Light
Emphasis/Subordina

14. “Visual  Weight”
Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.

15. Unity/Variety
to  give  the  appearance  of  “oneness”  and/or  diversity.

16. Unity/Variety

17. Unity/Variety
Yves  Klein,  IKB,  1962.

18. Unity/Variety
Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.

19. Unity/Variety
to  give  the  appearance  of  “oneness”  and/or  diversity.

20. Balance
The  achievement  of  equilibrium,  in  which  acinﬂuences  are  held  in  check  by  opposing  forces.

21. Symmetrical  Balance
Balance

22. Asymmetrical  Balance
Balance

23. Asymmetrical  Balance
Balance
Cool   Warm   Cool   Warm   Cool   Warm   Cool   Neutral

24. Balance

25. Balance

26. Scale
the  size  of  an  object  or  element  of  a
composiPropor

27. Scale
the  size  relathe  parts  to  the  whole.
Propor

28. Scale/ProporDimensions:  14’5”  x  28’¼”

29. Scale   ProporDimensions:  14’5”  x  28’¼”

30. Dimensions:  14’5”  x  28’¼”
Scale   Propor

31. Scale   ProporWassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.

32. Refectory,  Santa
Maria  della  Grazie,
Milan,  Italy.

33. Contrast
the  juxtaposielements.

34. Contrast
TintoreAo,  The  Last  Supper,  1592.

35. Contrast
Michelangelo  di  Merisi
(Caravaggio),  Conversion
of  St.  Paul,  1601.

36. Contrast
Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.

37. Contrast
The  juxtaposielements.

38. Rhythm
Repe<The  repeated  use  of  visual  elements  that  contribute  to  a
sense  of  unity,  con

39. Rhythm
Repe<Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.

40. Rhythm
Repe<any  kind  of  movement  or  structure  of  dominant
and  subordinate  elements  in  sequence.

41. Reminder:  Quiz  1  is  due  online  NEXT
TUESDAY  Feb.  5th  on  Blackboard

42. InstrucReminder:  Learning  to  Look  is  due  NEXT
Thursday  Feb.  7th  on  Blackboard  or  in
class

43. Also…Saturday  is  the  Free  Day
at  the  Denver  Art  Museum