ArtTalk, Student Edition (4th Edition) by Glencoe McGraw-Hill

By Glencoe McGraw-Hill

The best mixture of paintings feedback, artwork heritage, aesthetics, and studio construction.

ArtTalk has increased its insurance of artwork historical past, reinforced its know-how integration beneficial properties, and put extra emphasis at the acting arts - all whereas preserving its concentrate on a media method of the weather and rules of paintings.

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Handblown glass and steel. 87 m (16 ϫ 16Ј). Detroit, Michigan. 40 CHAPTER 3 The Media and Processes of Art CHAPTER 3 The Media and Processes of Art A rtists communicate with viewers through a variety of materials, tools, and techniques. Some artists “speak” with paint, others with marble. 1 communicates with handblown glass. What do the see-through forms, colors, and patterns of this artwork communicate to you? In this chapter, you will: Compare and contrast the media used in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpting.

What does he appear to be saying? During this step you will look for information about the work of art. You want to know who did it, when, and where it was done. If you were looking at an original work of art, you would look for the artist's signature and the date on the work itself. In this book, because the works have been reduced to fit on the page, you will probably not be able to see the artist’s signature or the date on the work. You will find that information in the credit line, however.

The basic visual symbols in the language of art are known as the elements of art. Just as there are basic kinds of words—such as nouns and verbs—there are basic kinds of art elements. These are line, shape and form, space, color, value, and texture. The elements are the visual building blocks that the artist puts together to create a work of art. No matter how a work is made, it will contain some or all of these elements. When you look an image, it is difficult to separate one element from another.

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