Art principles Grade 8

Hani Ali

Unusual Day, Ji, Seok Cheol, 2007, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
BALANCE. This shows balance because if you split the picture in half, the same shape & picture comes up on both sides.
George Washington's Cherry Tree Quilt, Unknown maker, before 1852, From the collection of: Huntington Museum of Art
REPETITION. This picture shows repetition because it has a repeating shape in the picture. The tree is repeating.
The Reinette Canada Apple, Joseph Prestele, 1871/1876, From the collection of: McLean County Museum of History
EMPHASIS. This shows emphasis because there is a dull background, and the fruit is the focal point of it.
Nymph Pink Seaform Set with Foam White Lip Wrap, Dale Chihuly, 2000/2000, From the collection of: U.S. Embassy in Switzerland and Lichtenstein
CONTRAST This picture shows contrast, because it shows 2 very different colors. (PINK & Black). The shell is apart from the rest of the background.
[Forest Landscape], Attributed to Roger Fenton, about 1852 - 1860, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
UNITY This is a way to create unity because it adds a texture or repeated color that is the main attraction. The main attraction is the repeated gray color.
Head of a Ptolemaic Queen, Unknown, 305-30 B.C.E., From the collection of: Brooklyn Museum
PROPORTION This picture shows proportion because there are two way different sizes. The head is so much bigger than the stick holding it up.
Captain Sanseckis, Mikalojus Povilas Vilutis, 1977, From the collection of: Modern Art Center / Modernaus Meno Centras
VARIETY This picture shows variety because it has different colors, different shapes of lines, and different shapes.
Movement in Squares, Bridget Riley, 1961, From the collection of: Arts Council Collection
MOVEMENT This picture shows movement because it looks like the picture is moving. It is an illusion, and this picture shows movement good.
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