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Principles of Art

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January 31, 2013

Principles of Art



January 31, 2013


  1. Learning  to  Look:     The  Principles  of  Design  

    Reading:   Ar,orms,  58-­‐77     Terms/Concepts:   Principles  of  Design,   composi<on,  balance,   emphasis,  subordina<on,   asymmetrical  balance,   symmetrical  balance,  rhythm,   repe<<on,  paAern,  flow,   direc<onal  forces,  scale,   propor<on,  unity,  variety,   dynamic  balancing,  contrast,   focal  point.  
  2. Shape   Mass   Space   Line   Color  

    Light   Texture   Elements  of  Design   Time  &  Mo<on  
  3. The  “What”  

  4. Principles  of  Design   Unity/Variety   Balance   Emphasis/Subordina<on  

    Scale/Propor<on   Repe<<on/Rhythm  
  5. The  “How”  

  6. Composi<on   Shape   Space   how  shapes  are  arranged

     in  space.   =   +   horizontal  axis  
  7. Emphasis/Subordina<on   Where  does  your  eye  go?  

  8. Emphasis/Subordina<on   Where  does  your  eye  go  now?  

  9. Emphasis/Subordina<on   And  now?  

  10. focal  point   Emphasis/Subordina<on   to  draw  aAen<on  to  or

     away  from  an  area.    
  11. Emphasis/Subordina<on  

  12. Emphasis/Subordina<on  

  13. Light   Emphasis/Subordina<on  

  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  ac<ng  

    influences  are  held  in  check  by  opposing  forces.  
  21. None
  22. Symmetrical  Balance   Balance  

  23. Asymmetrical  Balance   Balance  

  24. Asymmetrical  Balance   Balance   Cool   Warm   Cool

      Warm   Cool   Warm   Cool   Neutral  
  25. Balance  

  26. Balance  

  27. Scale   the  size  of  an  object  or  element  of

     a   composi<on  in  rela<on  to  another.   Propor<on  
  28. Scale   the  size  rela<on  of  one  thing  to  another

     or   the  parts  to  the  whole.   Propor<on  
  29. Scale/Propor<on   Dimensions:  14’5”  x  28’¼”  

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

  31. Dimensions:  14’5”  x  28’¼”   Scale   Propor<on  

  32. Scale   Propor<on   Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.  

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

  34. Contrast   the  juxtaposi<on  of  strongly  dissimilar   elements.  

  35. Contrast   TintoreAo,  The  Last  Supper,  1592.  

  36. Contrast   Michelangelo  di  Merisi   (Caravaggio),  Conversion   of

     St.  Paul,  1601.  
  37. Contrast   Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.    

  38. Contrast   The  juxtaposi<on  of  strongly  dissimilar   elements.  

  39. Rhythm   Repe<<on   The  repeated  use  of  visual  elements

     that  contribute  to  a   sense  of  unity,  con<nuity,  flow,  and  emphasis.  
  40. Rhythm   Repe<<on   Wassily  Kandinsky,  Composi6on  VIII,  1923.  

  41. Rhythm   Repe<<on   any  kind  of  movement  or  structure

     of  dominant   and  subordinate  elements  in  sequence.  
  42. Reminder:  Quiz  1  is  due  online  NEXT   TUESDAY  Feb.

     5th  on  Blackboard  
  43. Instruc<ons  are  on  Blackboard  under  “Assignments.”   Reminder:  Learning  to

     Look  is  due  NEXT   Thursday  Feb.  7th  on  Blackboard  or  in   class  
  44. Also…Saturday  is  the  Free  Day   at  the  Denver  Art