The art of seeing /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Zelanski, Paul.
Other Authors / Creators:Fisher, Mary Pat, 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:North and South American edition.
Imprint: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1988.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • I. Learning To See
  • 1. Understanding Art
  • The Creative Impulse
  • BOX:Maria Lewis on Suffering and Creativity
  • Content
  • Political Content
  • Power and Propaganda
  • Spiritual Purposes
  • Inner Experiences
  • BOX:Vincent van Gogh on Emotion and Intellect
  • Beauty in Form
  • Forms of Art
  • Two-and Three dimensional Art
  • Degrees of Realism
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • BOX:Georgia O'Keefe on ldquo;Saying What I Want To
  • rdquo;Public and Private Art
  • Art Issues: Censorship of Offensive Art
  • Critical Opinion
  • Art Issues: Race and Gender Criticism
  • Greatness in Art
  • 2. Visual Elements
  • Line
  • Seeing Lines
  • The World Seen: Islamic Calligraphy
  • Implied Line
  • Descriptive Line
  • Expressive Qualities of Line
  • Directional Line
  • Shape and Form
  • Characteristics of Three-Dimensional Form
  • BOX:Henry Moore on Form and Space
  • Two-Dimensional Illusion of Form Shapes
  • BOX:Arshile Gorky on the Intensity of Art
  • Space
  • Three-Dimensional Art in Space
  • Two-Dimensional Space
  • Scale
  • Spatial Illusion
  • Texture
  • Actual Texture
  • Simulated Texture
  • Value and Light
  • Local and Interpretive Values
  • Lighting
  • Reflections
  • Light as a Medium
  • Color
  • A Vocabulary of Color
  • Natural and Applied Color
  • Local, Atmospheric, and Interpretive Color
  • Emotional Effects of Color
  • Warm and Cool Colors
  • Advancing and Receding Colors
  • Color Combinations
  • Interaction of Color
  • Limited and Open Palette
  • BOX:Josef Albers on the Complexity of Color
  • Time
  • Actual Movement
  • Illusion of Movement
  • BOX:Auguste Rodin on the Illusion of Movement
  • The Captured Moment
  • Change Through Time
  • 3. Organizing Principles of Design
  • Repetition
  • Variety
  • Rhythm
  • Balance
  • Compositional Unity
  • Emphasis
  • Economy
  • Proportion
  • BOX:Wassily Kandinsky on Underlying Harmony
  • Relationship to the Environment
  • II. Two-Dimensional Media and Methods
  • 4. Drawing
  • Approaches to Drawing
  • Dry Media
  • Graphite Pencil
  • Silverpoint
  • Charcoal
  • Chalk
  • Pastel Crayon
  • Liquid Media
  • Pen and Ink
  • BOX:The World Seen: Chinese Landscape Paintings
  • Brush and Ink
  • 5. Painting
  • Approaches to Painting
  • Paint Media
  • Encaustic
  • Leonardo da Vinci on Chiaroscuro
  • Fresco
  • Tempera
  • Art Issues: Are there Limits to the Restorer's Art? Oil
  • Art Issues: Cleaning and Restoring Paintings
  • Watercolor
  • Gouache
  • Synthetics
  • Collage
  • The Word Seen: Tibetan Sand Paintings
  • Mosaic
  • Mixed Media
  • 6. Printmaking
  • Printmaking Processes
  • Relief
  • BOX:Stephen Alcorn on the Challenge of Linocuts
  • Intaglio
  • Planographic
  • Stencil
  • Mixed Print Media
  • 7. Graphic Design
  • The Graphic Designer and Visual Ideas
  • BOX:Peter Good on the Art of Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Illustration
  • 8. Photography, Photocopy, and Film-Making
  • Photography
  • BOX:Edward Weston on Photography as a Way of Seeing
  • Photocopy and Fax Art
  • Film
  • Television and Video
  • Art Issues: Mixing Art and Politics: The Films of Leni Riefenstahl
  • 9. Computer Graphics
  • The Computer as a Drawing Medium
  • The Computer as a Painting Medium
  • The Computer in Three-Dimensional Art
  • Video Graphics
  • Virtual Reality
  • The Computer as a Unique Art Medium
  • Art in Cyberspace