Colour Shape & Form Form & Space Human Figure in Art Surprise!
The colour wheel.
What artistic device divides the visible colours into primary, secondary and tertiary colours?
False: Shapes are limited to 2 dimensions (length & width).
True or False: Shapes are limited to three dimensions (length, width & depth).
False: In ladder perspective figures at the top of the page seem to be further away.
True or False: In ladder perspective figures at the top of the page seem to be closer.
In the 15th and 16th centuries.
When was the Italian Renaissance? In what century/centuries?
There are three: violet, green and orange.
How many secondary colours are there? Name them.
What is the line called that borders the profile of figures?
The two types of sculpture are "Relief Sculpture" and "Free-standing Sculpture".
What are the two types of sculpture?
By name, purity, and value or lightness.
In what three ways can colour be described?
A figure coloured with one colour.
What is a silhouette?
Some techniques are: the use of light & dark value, simple overlapping, ladder perspective, linear perspective and atmospheric perspective.
Name three techniques an artist uses to illustrate space.
Linear perspective.
Which method for creating illusions in painting and drawing was widely explored and refined during the Italian Renaissance?
An analogous colour scheme. Examples are blue-violet; blue & blue-green; violet, blue and green, etc.
What colour scheme is comprised of colours that appear side by side on the colour wheel? Give an example.
What is the artistic style in which the artist depicts an object with a distinct degree of similarity to the real object?
1). Start with a basic skeleton and add detail, visualizing the basic shapes that underly a complex surface.
2). Work from the outside in, imagining basic shapes that the form fits within (imaginary box technique).
Describe one of the two main approaches to drawing structure.
A neutral color scheme. These colours are various tones of brown and gray.
What colour scheme only includes colours not found on the colour wheel and what colours are these?
To obtain a feeling of depth.
What is the purpose of overlapping?
In the additive method the artist adds new and different pieces together to create the sculpture, whereas in the subtractive method an artist removes pieces from the original object to create the sculpture.
What is the difference between the additive and subtractive method (when creating a sculpture)?

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