Define Art
a form of communication that conveys the complexity of issues ideas and feelings.
9 Visual Art Mediums of Communication
SculpturePainting and DrawingCeramicsPerformance ArtPrintmakingJewelryFiber ArtPhotographyFirm and Video
Aesthetic  Aesthetic Experience
– the study of sensations and feelings  -when art communicates in a direct and forceful way
_______ distinguishes visual art from the other discipline in the arts.
Interdisplinary (crossover) Art
-the potential to capture the complexities of our present world differently than was previously possible.

Visual Art
-a form of commentary on the society from which it springs which causes it to continuously change.
Visual art plays a key role in the dissemination (spread widely) of:
Aesthetic tendenciespolitical ideasreligious and spiritual doctinecultural beliefs and critiquessocietal norms and trends
Visual arts has the capacity to__________ and ___________ by society.
shape be shaped
The earliest examples of art known to us dates back to about ____________ and the majority of this art remains ______________ to us.
40,000 BCE  Anonymous
These two eras mark the beginning of individual artists’ styles and artists being recognized by signing their names.
Greek and Roman Eras
Name the 3 categories that Art has been placed in througthout history.
Western scholars used what system to examine the differences between visual arts of various cultures?
A Eurocentric comparative value system
Name the seven elements of Art
Define Line:
dots or strokes which show motion and connect two points. May be vertical,horizontal or diagonal, curved, straight, zigzag or show emotion
Define point:
a single mark in space with a precise, but limited, location.
Define Shape:
;structure of a dimensional element within a given composition
Define Color:
the response of the eye to differing wavelengths of radiation within the visible spectrum
Define Texture:
;the feel, real or implied ; of an object or its surface
Define Value:
the lightness or darknessof an object or color.

Often used with drawings requiring shading.

List the principles of art
Define Rhythm:
a type of movement seen in repeating of shapes and colors. Alternating lights and darks also give a sense of rhythm.
Define Movement:
is a principle of art related to rhythm


Define Balance:
the visual weight in a picture and how it is divided
2 types of balance
symmetrical=same;asymmetrical=the right and left sides, as well as the top and bottom are different
Define Proportion:
;one part in relation to another
Define Variety:
the use of contrasting or different types of Elements in a work of art
Define Emphasis:
;manipulating;the Elements of Art so that your eye is drawn to a particular area
Define Harmony:
;a combination of related (but often different) Elements of Art creating a pleasing work for the eye


Define Unity:
;the work of art is presented as a “whole”
The _______ of art changes in relation to its function or meaning.

The result of this elevation of form in visual art is what was eventually termed ___________ art in the 20th century in N. America.
Describe Formalism:
Lacks meaning, symbolism, and subject matter;only about form and material and nothing more
Considering aspects of the art’s ___________ and ______________ helps to learn about the artist’s intentions.
True or False;Making music is a natural part of human experience.
List the basic musical concepts
Define melody:
a rhythmical succession of single tones producing a distinct musical phrase or idea


;any combination of notes sounded simultaneously
Define rhythm:
the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats.


Define pitch:
;the auditory property of a note that is conditioned by its frequency relative to other notes
Define timbre:
The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume
There is not a ________ way to listen.
People respond to music_____________.
Drama helps students t learn about themselves and the world.;True or false
Dama means.

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.;Drama/Theatre is…

to do, act.

;an experiental way to connect to content.

Define Creative Drama:
the informal drama that can work in any setting and with any number of children.
True or False;Scenery, costumes, adn props are required for Creative Drama.
Activities that are components of Creative Drama
Beginning Activities- warm ups designed to motivateGames- focus on cncentration development, imagination, and teamwork. implemented in circlesSequence Games-Pantomime- using the body to communicate instead of wordsImprovisations- role-playing and switching rolesStories-
List some activities that bridge the gap between creative drama and theatre
theatre-in-educationreaders’ theatrepuppetry
Define Theatre-in-education (TIE):
performed by teachers and students, materials from curiculum or social issues, assume roles and problem solve, focused on education.
Define Puppetry:
using puppets in creative drama and theatre activities
Childrens’ Theatre
is product-oriented and audience-centered.
3 theatres that are easily adaptable to educational venuse…
Traditional TheatreParticipation TheatreStory Theatre
True/False;Theatre is a new art form.
False, it emerged in anicnt Greece as part of religious celebration.
How does theatre help students to learn?
Plays reflect culture and challenge the students to explore and deepen their understanding.