Art Fundamentals : Theory and Practice

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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The original text that set the standard for introduction to art courses across the country,Art Fundamentalshas guided generations of students through the essential elements of art as well as the rich and varied history of their uses. This eleventh edition has been carefully revised to expand and clarify concepts throughout the text, while adding new material on developing ideas, critical thinking, and time and motion.

Table of Contents

the Vocabulary Of Introductory Terms
The Vocabulary Of Introductory Terms
The Evolving Nature Of Art
The Three Components Of Art
Subject Form Content Organic Unity
Abstraction Expanding Personal Awareness
Developing Ideas Critical
Thinking And Analysis
Basic Concepts Of Two-Dimensional Art 2d Media And Techniques
Basic Concepts Of Three-Dimensional Art 3d Materials And Concepts
Areas Of 3d ApplicatioNS Sculpture Architecture Metalwork Glass Design
Ceramics Fiberwork Product Design
Combining The Ingredients: A Summary
Form The Vocabulary Of Form Form And Visual Ordering The Principles Of Organization
Harmony Repetition Rhythm Pattern Closure (Visual Grouping)
Visual Linking Shared Edges Overlapping Transparency Interpenetration Linking through Extensions (Implied and Subjective Edges/Lines/Shapes)
Excessive Use of Harmony Variety Contrast Elaboration The Dualism of Harmony and Variety Balance Symmetrical Balance (Formal Balance)
Approximate Symmetrical Balance Radial Balance Asymmetrical Balance (Informal/Occult Balance)
Proportion Dominance Movement Economy
Space: Result Of Elements And Principles Three-Dimensional Form And The Principles Of Organization
Harmony and Variety Balance Proportion Dominance Movement Economy
Form Unity: A Summary
Line The Vocabulary Of Line Line: The Elementary Means Of Communication The Physical Characteristics Of Line
Measure Type Direction Location Character
Line And The Other Art Elements
Line and Shape Line and Value
Line and Texture Line and Color
The Spatial Characteristics Of Line Line As Representation And Expression Three-Dimensional Applications Of Line Summary
Shape The Vocabulary Of Shape Introduction To Shape Shape Types Shape Dimensions Shape And Composition
Harmony and Variety Dominance Movement Balance Proportion and Economy
Shape And Expressive Content Three-Dimensional Applications Of Shape
Value The Vocabulary Of Value Introduction To Value Relationships Value And Art Media Plastic Value
Chiaroscuro Tenebrism
Decorative Value Value Pattern And Composition Three-Dimensional Applications Of Value
Texture The Vocabulary Of Texture Introduction To Texture The Nature Of Texture Types Of Texture
Actual Texture Simulated Texture Abstract Texture Invented Texture
Texture And Pattern Texture And Composition Texture And Space Texture And Expressive Content Three-Dimensional Applications Of Texture
Color The Vocabulary Of Color The Characteristics Of Color Light: The Source Of Color
Additive Color Subtractive Color
Artists’ Pigments And The Triadic Color System Neutrals The Physical Properties Of Color
Hue Value Intensity
Developing Aesthetic Color Relationships
Complements and Split-Complements Triads Tetrads Analogous and Monochromatic Colors Warm and Cool Colors Plastic Colors Simultaneous Contrast Color and Emotion Psychological Application of Color
The Role Of Color In Composition
Color Balance Color and Harmony Color and Variety
The Evolution Of The Color Wheel
The Origins of Color Systems
The Discovery of Pigment Primaries
The First Triadic Color Wheel
The Discovery of Light Primaries
The Ostwald Color System
The Munsell Color System
The Process Color System (Four-Color Printing Process)
Color Photography Color Computer Printing
Three-Dimensional Applications Of Color
Space The Vocabulary Of Space Introduction To Space Spatial Perception
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