Unitat 50

Visual arts

Art is sometimes difficult to understand or classify because of the endless perspectives it may have, as well as the powerful emotions it arouses.

Contingut exercicis

Watch the following video and listen to the different opinions related to the idea of art. Do you share any of them?

☐ Art improves our lives.                    ☐ Art allows us to feel.

☐ Art draws out the humanity.          ☐ Art moves people into action.

☐ Art makes you think.                       ☐ Without art, we merely exist.

 

These are the different types of visual arts and the related vocabulary we are going to focus on:

anglès_3r_004PAINTING: brush, brush stoke, colour wheel*, canvas, easel, palette.

DRAWING: perspective, proportion, contour line, shadows, figure, symmetry, pencils, chalk, portrait.

PHOTOGRAPHY: SLR camera, darkroom, tripod, negative, landscape, to take a photo.

SCULPTURE: three dimensional, slab, volume, space, size, contour.

COMPUTER ART: copyright, scale, texture, digital law, form (3D shape), shape (2D area).

FILMING: frames, action, actor/actress, aerial shot, lights, casting, dialogue, close-up, credits.

ARCHITECTURE: building, cupola, interior design, arch, basement, volute.

 

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*Colour wheel

 

As mentioned in the video, visual arts (or any other form of art) are aimed to produce certain feelings on the spectators. Here are some of them:

Noun

How it makes you feel

Object description

Amazement

Amazed

Amazing

Fascination

Fascinated

Fascinating

A thrill

Thrilled

Thrilling

Comfort Comforted

Comforting

Interest

Interested (in)

Interesting

Fright Frightened

Frightening

Happiness

Happy Happy

Joy

Joyful

Joyful

Pleasure

Pleased

Pleasing

Annoyance

Annoyed

Annoying

Disturbance

Disturbed

Disturbing

Puzzlement

Puzzled

Puzzling

Boredom Bored

Boring

 

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