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Sketch Book Art 1
Analyzing A Painting
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Form and Contour Line
Positive -Negative Lesson
Value as in Black and White
Value Lesson-Black and White
Still Life Project
Color & Value as in Color
Color Lesson Plan
Paul Klee - Fantastic Child Artist
ttern and Repetition
Decoration Vs. Design
the Illusion of Depth
Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
Van Gogh Landscape, Line & Marks
Art Nouveau-Organic Design&Pattern
Multi Media Assemblage & Fibre Art
Mixed Media Lesson Plan
Cubism, Fragmentation,Abstraction - Lesson Plan
Texture and Pattern
Pattern and Fish, Texture and Fish
Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
The Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
using the elements of perspective
a) learn about the Renaissance
b) Use the elements of perspective in a practical way to produce the illusion of depth, space and distance.
a) intro - history, key players, Review of 1 and 2 point perspective
b) slides of key players and examples of perspective located in
c) create 5 thumbnails for final piece that include
1) implies and mechanical perspective,
2) an example of value,
3) a letter
4) a block, cube solid,
5) receding space,
6) advancing space,
d) learn proper vocab.
e) learn these
A few rules to achieve the illusion.
*Perspective, 1, 2 or multi point and or Aerial perspective. Foreshortening is also a form of perspective. It is based on an extreme point of view.A mechanical or freehand method for drawing 3 dimensions.
* Value changes create the illusion of form from shapes
*As objects recede they lighten in color a (atmospheric or ariel perspective based upon Leonardo's studies
*As objects recede detail is harder and harder to see.
* as objects recede they get smaller.
* As objects advance color gets more intense.
* As objects advance details become clearer.
* As objects advance they get larger.
* Position upon the picture plane;
a) the higher things are placed, the farther away the appear to be.
b) the further down, the closer they see
* The inclusion of Back ground, middle ground and fore ground.
Giotto, Brunelleschi, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello
CONTEMPORARY- RON DAVIS, AL HELD, Andrew Wyeth, Ed Ruscha
open use good drawing practice to compose piece
b) craft of drawing clean
c) use of the list of eight
d) good composition
e) use of media
The following are examples of what can be used in your piece
These are illusions of a three dimensional quality By Ed Ruscha
Value and or Shading
Raffaello, one point perspective and foreshortening
Jamie Wyeth, over lapping and shadow
Jamie Wyeth, use of depth and space, deep space
Jamie Wyeth, Foreshortening and deep space
Above and beside are examples of Albrect Durer's Perspective machines for foreshortening
Roger Brown, as things recede
Two point perspective, Al Held
Ron Davis, multi Point Perspective
Roy Litchenstien Example of a dimensional word
So these are some examples for you to peruse
1 What is the Illusion of Depth?
2 Why do some artists use the Illusion of Depth like they do?
3 Compare deep space to shallow space?
4 What is the relationship between the terms space and depth?
5 What is perspective?
6 Who is Giotto? And what was the real importance of his work?
7 What year is it agreed that perspective was discovered?
8 What do you need to draw 1, 2 or multi point perspective?
9 Describe how value is part of the illusion of depth.
10 How does a painting that exhibits deep space reveal emotions?
Art 2 Explain how Bottocelli, Ucello, Raphello and Michelangelo
used the illusion of depth.
11 2 point shows -------&-------- and a ------or--------.
12 1 point shows -------&-------- and a --------or --------.
13 A still life is an example of what kind of space?
14 Cubism resisted ------------------------ to remain a --------- plane.
15 Concerning the Illusion of Depth math and art share what?
16 Name the grounds that refer to depth.
17 Albrect Durer’s invention was called a what?
18 Illusion is skilled based, yes or no?
19 Mechanical refers to working with what instruments?
20 The opposite of mechanical would be?
21 Anamorphic perspective is what type of perspective?
22 Point of view is related the artist’s ---------- -------------.
23 How did the Egyptian’s show depth?
24 How did the Chinese show depth?
25 List 5 examples of the Illusion of Depth that were used in your drawing.
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