This artwork portrays implied line of movement. The oars seem to be forced to the right side by the men. If the painting had another frame, the oars would be on the opposite side of what they are now.
This piece displays actual lines as contour lines and outlines of the bridge. The top of the bridge is a single line while the legs have a three-dimensional shape by single lines.
This shape is strictly a geometric shape. It is perfectly round; this stone circle has been chipped away by tools to be this specific shape. Not a natural forming shape.
The red flower gives a good representation of an organic shape. The shape is almost round but has a dent in it , for no apparent reason, its just there. The shape is natural, not modified in any way.
The plaid over the shoulder shows the complementary colors red and green. The red and green are opposite one another on the color wheel meaning they complement the other.
This artwork displays analogous colors very well. There on the left side of the painting is where the most red is located. Moving left there is continuous transition from red to orange to yellow. Three analogous colors.
This artwork employs the use of arbitrary colors. There has or never will be a green and yellow lady. The colors are by no means the actual colors of the human body.
This painting shows perceptual colors nicely in the far left. The close hills are a shade of green while the far off hills are a light blue color.They are painted not in the actual color but in the optical color.
Space Illusion of Depth
This painting exhibits the illusion of depth very well. It seems as though you can walk to the other end of the room. The foot of the bed is bigger than the desk, because the desk is further away.
Negative and Positive space
This piece shows both negative and positive spaces. The arch behind the people receded into the back ground is the negative space. While the people and the wall that stick out from the background is the positive space.
The sculpture explains actual texture. Marble is a firm -cold medium to work with. The man is glossy while the snake is not; meaning the man is smooth and even, while the snake is rough and porous. The actual texture of the man and snake can be felt.
Implied is the opposite of actual. This painting displays implied texture. You can not feel the crisp leaves or the rough bark of the tree. All you would feel is the canvas with a smooth layer of paint.
This photo is a monochromatic picture. Mono means one; there is really only one color in the picture or shades of the one color. White to grey to black is the only colors.
Hatching and Crosshatching
This sketch of an elephant shows both hatching and crosshatching. The lighter parts on the head and back display the parallel lines of hatching. The darker lines around the neck and chest show crosshatching. Those parts have the parallel lines of the hatching and the parallel lines that run perpendicular to the hatching lines are the crosshatching lines.
Chiaroscuro means light and dark. Chiaro means light. While oscuro means dark. The two people in the middle are highlighted ; they are brighter than anything else in the painting. They are the light part of chiaroscuro. The people in the background are less emphasized; they are they dark part of the chiaroscuro.
The design on the bottle is a pattern. The repeating grey diamonds with the diagonal lines is a pattern. It looks like if you placed one diamond and painted the other side and flipped it over and over again. The same size and shapes are being made.
The cross in this painting divides the frame into four symmetrical pieces. On the lower portion you have the two angels who are in the same position basically. In the top half there are the red and black figures in the exact same place on the opposite side.
The plate is a radial geometric shape. This particular plate is balanced radially. When you look at the picture right side up and upside down it looks the same; when you cover half the picture the covered side is the exact same as the uncovered portion. Any way you cut this plate it a mirrored picture on both sides.
This painting is asymmetrically balanced. There are six figures in the picture. Three on the left and three on the right. The left side has one large figure and two small figures; while the right has two large figures and one tiny figure. It looks as though the left has more wight but if you compare the size of everyone they are all balanced.
The pillars in the piece divide the light from the dark. On the left side you have an angel and bright clouds, and on the right you have a lady reading in the shadow caused by the heavens. The light to dark shows contrast through the painting.
Movement and Motion
This painting has a lot of motion in it. It looks like the hoarse on the left is jumping over the log. The man in the middle is swinging the sword in his right hand. The man on the hoarse with the gold shield is thrusting the spear into the lion. It looks as though were all flash frozen. If they were to suddenly unfreeze the motion would begin as if it never stopped.
When you first look at this picture the thing that catches your eye is the angel. The guy on the ground comes into vision next. the artist has put emphasis on the angel so you notice it first.
This painting defines the the term scale. The man in front of the mine is in scale with the mine entrance. but the giant grasshopper is way out of scale. At the distance we should not even be able to see the grasshopper. So the man and mine are in scale with each other but the grasshopper is out of scale.
The two people on the bikes are not proportioned right. The man on the left has a huge hand but the rest it the right size. the woman on the right has a huge head and hand. It looks like you cut pictures out of different magazines and glued them over the correctly sized pieces. The pieces that are different sizes are not in proportion with the rest.
Repetition and Rhythm
This artwork displays only repetition and rhythm. The same style is used throughout the piece; it is like a pattern. You can see the same shapes through but it is not as perfect as a pattern. Like they used the same colors and stencil but turned it a different way to get a slightly different look.
The style and shape of this painting is uniform throughout the whole piecpe.There is not any part that sticks out like a sore thumb. There is no question , all the brush strokes look uniform throughout. The whole artwork is flawlessly put together.
This work shows a variety of styles. One minute there is wavy lines in wavy colors then another minute there is straight lines . it looks as though multiple people painted it. Many different styles are used .
The artwork is exactly what it looks like. A cowboy riding his hoarse. This is representational, it is what you see. There is no doubt in my mind that the cowboy is riding a white hoarse.
In this piece i am not sure what is going on. I can see what looks like the mast of a ship, but i cant tell anything else. It leaves it up to your imagination to explain what is happening. It is abstract.
This painting is just inspirational. It has no specific figures or meaning behind it. You make it out to be what you see in it. It is just color and swirls.
Role of Innovator
One of the roles of an innovators is to record a specific time and place. In this painting is George Washington. It was painted in 1797. We know that this painting is recording a certain time and event.
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