Lesson 3

M.C. Escher’s Sky and Water I
Figure-ground reversal can best be seen in
Architects are generally most concerned with qualities of
The pigment primary colors are red, green, and blue.
In the visual arts, texture refers to the tactile qualities of the surfaces, or to the visual representation of those qualities.
A two-dimensional area is called mass, but a three-dimensional area is called shape.
complementary colors
In his image Monkey Puzzle, Keith Haring creates a bold and dynamic effect by using
lightness and darkness of surfaces
In art, the term “value” refers to the
move in space
Alexander Calder’s mobiles are examples of “kinetic art,” because they
linear perspective
Raphael’s The School of Athens provides the viewer with the illusion of the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional surface by the use of
negative shapes
Background shapes are referred to as
Keith Sonnier’s Motordom
Which work makes use of light as a medium?
Three techniques artists use to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface include vertical placement, linear perspective, and atmospheric perspective.
The blue-green side of the color wheel seems cool in psychological temperature and red-orange side warm.
The purity or saturation of a color is its
Two-dimensional artists create the illusion of volume with light by using

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