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Intro to Fine Arts.

My Thing-o-Matic Object

To begin in the process of creating my sketch-up work, I made a 2”x2” box for the size parameters of my object. Those parameters were the class’s printing restrictions due to time restraints and the maker-bot itself. Next, I decided … Continue reading

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Makerbot

Using the Makerbot, I am planning on creating a Celtic cross. It starts with a basic cross, but then I am going to add the typical two concentric circles that many Celtic crosses have. Then I am going to attempt … Continue reading

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Medici Art

The piece of artwork I chose is the Pieta by Michelangelo. It is a sculpture depicting Mother Mary cradling her recently crucified son, Jesus. The Pieta is not one of a kind; rather, they are a certain kind of image … Continue reading

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Color

color triad: Three colors spaced equally apart on the color wheel that form an equilateral triangle chiaroscuro:An effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly on a form or object primary colors: Any of a group of … Continue reading

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2PT Perspective Resource Post

 This image is a two point perspective pencil drawing of a street corner. It is not a famous painting that is in a museum, but nevertheless, it is an excellent example of two point perspective. There are two streets and … Continue reading

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1Pt Perspective Resource Post

One point perspective drawing is when a painting gives a realistic first-person viewpoint of a subject matter. A major aspect of these types is paintings are vanishing points. A vanishing point is a point that lies on the horizon, where … Continue reading

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Still Life Reflection

1. I think that the hardest part of drawing my still life was working out the spatial relations with the elevated platform and the rest of the items. The bowls and vases were on a lower level, but showing the … Continue reading

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