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Art Appreciation Chp. 1,2,3,4,5,6,

the study of art that involves asking and answering all kinds of questions about art
shading created by crossed parallel lines
An element of design that appears 3-D and encloses volume such as a cube, sphere, pyramid, or cylinder.
The property of color that distinguishes one gradation from another and gives it its name
where one shape ends and another begins resulting in implied line
the theory of perceiving and enjoying something for its beauty and pleasurable qualities
a way to show three dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface, using one vanishing point
process to determine the quality or lasting importance of a work
a surface texture, such as that of a photographic print, that is shiny and smooth but not shiny or slippery
the diminishing of color intensity to lighter and duller hues to give the illusion of distance
the examination of the relationships among the facts in an artwork
The tendency to see the shape of a 3-D object as unchanging regardless of any change in position or angle from which it is viewed
lines found in very abstract and nonobjective artworks which do not describe anything. They are meant to be seen only as line
Forms in painting and sculpture that have few or no openings, or negative shapes
Two colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel, in extreme contrast with each other
a technique in which the artist places an object lower in the picture plane to make it appear closer to us than another object that is placed higher
a way to show three-dimensional subjects on a two-dimensional surface, using two vanishing points and two sets of converging lines to represent forms
lines that art produced to express an idea, mood, or quality
a method of applying perspective to an object or figure so that is seems to recede in space by shortening the depth dimension
explanation of the meaning of an artwork
a technique of creating the illusion of depth on a flat surface
lines created with a variety of tools; can be outlines, contour lines, single lines or hatching
shading using closely spaced, parallel lines used to suggest light and shadow
The degree of purity, saturation, or strength of a color. High-intensity colors are bright; low-intensity colors are dull
the tendency to complete partial forms or shapes by seeing lines that do not exist