What details are repeated in this painting to give it a sense of rhythm?

Chapter 1.9
The Blue Room
Describe where you find three patterns in this painting? (page 7 in PDF)
Huqqa Base
What images and/or themes can you identify in this motif? (page 9 in PDF)
Hunters in the Snow
What details are repeated in this painting to give it a sense of rhythm? (page 22 in PDF)
Can you identify the foreground, middle ground, and background in this painting? Describe what is happening in each. (page 23 in PDF)
Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People)
Smith uses multiple rhythmic elements to communicate a reaction against the mistreatment of Native Americans that began with the arrival of the Europeans. Can you identify some of these elements? (page 36 in PDF)
Do you remember who was the first person to merge sculpture and painting in one work? What did he call this new art form? (page 38 in PDF)
Value Contrast
Referring to the value scale below, what values do you see in this image? (page 44 in PDF)
Referring to the value scale below, what values do you see in this image? (page 46 in PDF)
Chapter 1.10
80 Backs
Without any biographical context about the artist, take a couple minutes to observe this work. Describe what you see in this image, what you speculate that the work may be about, and how it makes you feel. (page 87 in PDF)
Do you experience this work differently now that you have biographical context? If you were writing an analysis of this piece, how might this biographical context inform your observations and interpretations of this work? (page 90 in PDF)
Chapter 2.1
Leonardo da Vinci
Take a look at the following images. Would it have been possible for him to explore these ideas, concepts, and designs without drawing? (page 151 in PDF)
As you look at the following images, what role do you think that drawing played in being able to record and express these examinations of human anatomy? Also, can you think of some ways in which Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings of human bodies could have had a far reaching impact that extends to our lives today? (page 157 in PDF)
John Biggers
What differences and similarities do you notice between the preparatory drawing and the finished mural? Which work do you personally find more impactful? Why? (page 174 in PDF)
Drawing Exercise
Find an object of your choice to draw to use as your subject for both a contour drawing and a gesture drawing. Look back to the slides above as needed. Remember that the contour drawing in this case should not be drawn blind. Do your best to carefully render the inner and outer edges of your object. For your gesture drawing, let go of the idea that the image be perfect (or even visually accurate) and focus on expressively capturing the dynamic energy of your object. If you want more guidance this link may be helpful–… Submit these drawings with your Week 10 Forum response. (page 246 in PDF)

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