Principles of Art

Principles of art- Has been identified as Movement/Rhythm, unity, harmony, variety, balance, rhythm, emphasis, contrast, proportion, and pattern.

Balance-refers to the sense of distribution of perceived visual weights that offset one another.

Critique-

Title of Work: CD weaving

Art form/media: Weaving

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter:
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically):
  • c. Technical qualities: weaving patterns
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): Balance
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? I felt very indifferent with this project, but it was something new and different. Ideas were  to create a black and red with white to make a balance color set.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork. I didn't finish it, but it looks nice would've been loosened a bit so it does not have stress  on the string.

Unity- in an artwork creates a sense of harmony and wholeness, by using similar elements within the composition and placing them in a way that brings them all together.

Critique-

Title of Work: Ribbon Flow

Art form/media: Drawing, Painting

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter: The flow of the red ribbon with the white ribbons
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically): Space, Movement, Unity
  • c. Technical qualities: teamwork, single color, cross-hatching
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): By the whole class. We would line the boards up connecting the red string having a flow with each one. Painting the red string only and then using the sharpie everywhere else than the strings to make the space.
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? Use expressive language. Communicating with classmates to make the project work and come together to make the space and rhythm, flow with the ribbon.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork.
  • Yes, it turned out nice it looks like it has space depth. Only bad thing is the cross-hatching shading parts, but it looks good in some areas.

Contrast- opposition or juxtaposition of different forms, lines, or colors in a work ofart to intensify each element's properties and produce a more dynamic expressiveness.

Critique-

Title of Work: contrast animal drawing

Art form/media: Drawing

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter: contrast of the Barn owl in its habitat
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically): Contrast
  • c. Technical qualities: none
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): Drew the owl over and over to get a good look on its anatomy. Researching the animal helped me get a better view of the bird.
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? I enjoyed this it felt good just sketching the owl, and the overall project was fun. ideas never changed and stayed the same theme and all.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork. Yes the color and drawing looks pleasing the shadowing looks just as good. its was good overall

Emphasis- is defined as an area or object within the artwork that draws attention and becomes a focal point.

Critique-

Title of Work: Emphasis Phrase drawing

Art form/media: drawing

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter: Emphasizing the Phrase: "Eating the ice cream"
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically): Emphasis  
  • c. Technical qualities: emphasizing
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): By simply drawing out ideas until i found my final one. In that time we had the huge snowstorm and i took the opportunity to incorporate the idea  
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? enjoyed it; it was fun to make and do. The ideas were out there and it was nice to be free.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork. pretty successful, could have emphasized the main focus better and the snow could have been drawn better.

Pattern- repeat in a predictable manner.

Critique-

Title of Work: "Sometimes i get bored pattern"

Art form/media: Drawing

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter: Pattern of light and dark values
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically): Values, Pattern, emphasis
  • c. Technical qualities: shading
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): Just drew whatever came to my mind at the time.
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? This was my favorite to do in the 2nd semester the mood shows up real well on the random pictures and the randomness contributes to the overall ideas. sensation of joy was what this project was.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork. Yes just wished i had more time on it, although it is a nice finish none the less. getting better with the light and dark values too, also the pen and dark values look nice.

Rhythm/Movement- A visual tempo or beat. The principle of design that refers to a regular repetition of elements of art to produce the look and feel of movement.

Critique-

Title of Work: Marble in motion

Art form/media: none

  • 1. Description
  • a. Subject matter: The ball moves by going around the cup at said time limit.
  • b. Sensory Qualities (list elements of art used and where specifically): Rhythm/ Movement
  • c. Technical qualities: crafting
  • 2. Analysis
  • a. How is the work planned? (List principles of art used and where specifically): originally it was more detailed with flashy entrance and a u shaped pattern for the marble to move back in forth, but i went with the spinning cup design.  
  • 3. Interpretation
  • a. What are the main expressive qualities/sensations, moods, ideas communicated to you? Felt that it needed more detail, but it accomplished the time limit and was sturdy enough to last or continue.
  • 4. Judgment
  • a. Do you feel you were successful with this project? Site evidence from your artwork. yes even if it looks simple that leads to a more productive movement of the marble that was in motion.

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