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Vocabulary terms

A language that artists use to express ideas and feelings that


Art:
everyday words cannot express.

ArtTalk’s Textbook Definition:


To become deeply aware, through the senses, of the special nature of a visual
object.
Perceive: Collins Dictionary:
To understand [something] and know what it involves [is related to or
connected to].
Merriam-Webster:
To attain awareness or understanding of [something].

What is the - Personal Function


purpose of - Social Function
Art? - Spiritual Function
- Physical Function
- Educational Function

When using online dictionaries: visit www.collinsdictionary.com to find a variety of world wide used definitions on any term.
Vocabulary terms
• Value: The light and dark areas of an artwork.
Value shows depth, form, hue (color), lighting and more in a work.
 Hue: A color.
Commonly used when identifying a specific color.

 Value Tone: One specific value on the value scale/spect rum.

 Tint: The light areas of value/colo r in an artwork.


Tint has less -saturated amounts of color.
 Shade: The dark areas of value/colo r in an artwork.
Shade has more - saturated amounts of color

Chiaroscuro : T h e u s e o f l i g ht a n d s h a d e by a n a r t i st to s h o w d ra m a
a n d ex t re m e s h a dow fo r vi s u a l effe c t . T h i s te c h n iqu e
s h o ws l i g hte d a re a s i n a n a r t wo rk to b e p ro d uce d by
l i g ht a n d s h a de i n co ntex t o f t h e s ett i n g.

When using online dictionaries: visit www.collinsdictionary.com to find a variety of world wide
used definitions on any term.
Images Discussed in class

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio . The


Calling of St. Matthew.(1599-1600).
Oil on canvas. San Luigi dei Francesi, Albrecht Dürer. Self-Portrait.
Rome. (127 in × 130 in.) (1500). Oil on panel. Alte
Pinakothek Museum, Munich,
Germany. (26.4” × 19.3”)
Source:
Jessica Russo Scherr. Valuescale. (2018).
www.bluelavaart.com
Independently Analyze:

1. What objects and/or characters do


you see?

2. What art techniques or intentional


artist choices do you notice?

3. What message or story is the artist


communicating to viewers?

Be ready to add to the whole class


discussion.

4. Reflection:

Source:
Octavio Ocampo.
Miracle of Roses. (1996).
An Example of your upcoming quiz:

Short answer:

Independently Analyze the following image, and respond in full


sentences to the following 3 questions.

1. What objects and/or characters do you see?

2. What art techniques or intentional artist choices do you notice?

Analysis 3. What message or story is the artist communicating to viewers?

Reflection question:

In your own words and using evidence from the image, explain what
advice or recommendations you would give to the artist of this painting.
Use the entire space of the paper and the time alotted.