Summary

 

This lesson has contained a significant amount of information.  Before we begin the assignments letís summarize what you have learned so far.

Evaluation Tools
  • Vocabulary
  • Web Resources
  • Elements of Art
  • Principles of Design
 
What is Art?
 
Aesthetic Perception
  • Perceiving Subtle Qualities
  • Imaginative Seeing
  • Perceiving with More Than Your Eyes
 
Art Criticism
  • Aesthetics & Criticism
  • Art History
  • Creating Art
 
Art Criticism (Continued)
  • Step 1. Description:  What do you see?
  • Step 2. Analysis:  How is the work planned?
  • Step 3. Interpretation:  What are the main expressive qualities?
  • Step 4. Judgment:  What are the strengths and weaknesses?
 
Criteria from Philosophies of Art
  • Art as Imitation
  • Art as Expression
  • Art as Formal Order
  • Art as Instrumental
 
Criteria from Philosophies in Art
  • Art as Imitation
  • Art as Expression
  • Art as Formal Order
  • Art as Instrumental
 
You are now ready to begin "Assignment #1."