van Gogh, Vincent. "Starry Night," oil on canvas, 1889
(Museum of Modern Art, New York City).
These two pages layout the important framework of learning the visual language of art. The terms listed are the foundation of this class.
By the end of this class you will need to define the ten elements of art and identify the elements in a work of art. The ten elements of art are: Color, Form, Line, Mass, Shape, Texture, Time and Motion, Value and Volume.
The ten principles of art are: Balance, Contrast, Emphasis, Focal Point, Pattern, Proportion, Rhythm, Scale, Unity and Variety.
Your assignment for Monday, June 9, 2014 is to read pages 75-105 and be ready to discuss the major content areas.