Foundations of Art and Design Chapter 12: Scale and Proportion

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  • Foundations of Art and Design Chapter 12: Scale and Proportion
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  • Scale Fig. 12.1 Head of Constantine the Great (8.5 ft.)
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  • Scale Fig. 12.1 Head of Constantine the Great (8.5 ft.) The scale of Fig. 12.1 Head of Constantine the Great is large. Why do you think that this scale was used? 1.Because the medium was large to start with 2.To convey the importance of the subject 3.Neither of these
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  • Size of Art Fig.12.3 The Hippopotamus at Zoological Gardens, Regents Park by The Count de Montizon
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  • Size of Art 1.Scale 2.Relative 3.Comparative 4.None of these Fig.12.3 The Hippopotamus at Zoological Gardens, Regents Park by The Count de Montizon The size of an object in relationship to its surroundings as seen in Fig.12.3 The Hippopotamus at Zoological Gardens, Regents Park by The Count de Montizon is referred to as:
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  • Scale Within Art Fig. 12.5 The Deposition by Fra Angelico
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  • Scale Within Art In Fig. 12.5 The Deposition the artist Fra Angelico creates a dramatic response by varying the size or scale of the elements within the overall design or composition. What effect or response do you feel this creates? Fig. 12.5 The Deposition by Fra Angelico 1.Repose 2.Sadness 3.Both of these 4.Neither of these
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  • Size and Art Fig. 12.7 Rosary Bead
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  • Size and Art 1.The function of the work 2.The desired impact on the viewer 3.Both of these 4.Neither of these The size of a work of art is determined by: Fig. 12.7 Rosary Bead
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  • Size and Scale of Elements Within the Design or Pattern Fig. 12.9 Body Building, Cape Canaveral Florida by David LaChapelle
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  • Size and Scale of Elements Within the Design or Pattern 1.Yes 2.No Fig. 12.9 Body Building, Cape Canaveral Florida by David LaChapelle Does the actual size of a work of art have to relate to the nature of the imagery that the artist is depicting?
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  • Hierarchical Scaling Fig. 12.10 Family Portrait by Viola Frey
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  • Hierarchical Scaling 1.Hierarchical Scaling 2.Relative scale 3.Large scale When the use of relative size indicates the relative importance of the objects or people depicted, the term used is: Fig. 12.10 Family Portrait by Viola Frey
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  • Compare and Contrast Fig. 12.12 Madonna in the Church by Van Eyck
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  • Compare and Contrast 1.The importance of the Madonna 2.The importance of Christ 3.The holiness of the Madonna 4.The holiness of the church In Fig. 12.12 Madonna in the Church what does the scale of the Madonna signify? Fig. 12.12 Madonna in the Church by Van Eyck
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  • Compare and Contrast Fig. 12.13 Interior of the Pantheon by Pannini
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  • Compare and Contrast In Fig. 12.13 Interior of the Pantheon the artist uses scale to show the 1.The insignificance of people 2.The grandeur of the structure and architecture 3.Both of these 4.Neither of these Fig. 12.13 Interior of the Pantheon by Pannini
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  • Distortion of Scale Fig. 12.14 The Knife Ship by Claes Oldenburg
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  • Distortion of Scale In Fig. 12.14 The Knife Ship, Claes Oldenburg distorts the realistic scale of objects: 1.To challenge the viewer to look at the familiar in a new way 2.For fun 3.To make a political statement Fig. 12.14 The Knife Ship by Claes Oldenburg
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  • The Golden Rectangle
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  • Fig. 12.21 is a depiction of the: 1.Golden Rectangle 2.Mean rectangle 3.Extreme rectangle 4.All of these
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  • The Spiral Fig. 12.24 Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson
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  • The Spiral Fig. 12.24 Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson is an example of a(n): 1.Earthworks 2.Mobile 3.Kinetic Artwork 4.Relief Sculpture Fig. 12.24 Spiral Jetty by Robert Smithson
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  • The Spiral, continued Fig. 12.25 The Great Mosque at Samarra
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  • The Spiral, continued Fig. 12.25 The Great Mosque at Samarra in Iraq replicates: 1.The spiral 2.Nature 3.Both of these 4.Neither of these Fig. 12.25 The Great Mosque at Samarra
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  • The Root Five Rectangle Fig. 12.29 The Fall of Man and the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden by Michelangelo
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  • The Root Five Rectangle In Fig. 12.29 The Fall of Man and the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden the tree is in the main square of a root 5 rectangle. This rectangle is thought to be: Fig. 12.29 The Fall of Man and the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden by Michelangelo 1.Aesthetically pleasing 2.The square root of 5 (or 2.236) times the width of the rectangle 3.Used as the frame for many pieces of art including buildings and paintings 4.All of these