Design – To make, draw or write plans for something.
Details – When drawing, this would be adding small extra marks to improve it.
Dot matrix – A series of dots to create the look of a colour or tone
Drawing – Creating an image of something on a surface, like paper, using lines but also other marks and shading.
Drawing mediums – Materials to draw with such as ink, graphite, charcoal, pastel
Ed Ruscha – Ed Ruscha is an American artist who is associated with the Pop Art movement because of his use of flat lines and bright colours. But his work spans many decades and styles. He has worked in painting, printing, drawing, photography, and film and many of his works feature words and text.He was influenced by John McLaughlin and Robert Rauschenberg and their paintings and by all the work of Marcel Duchamp.Ed has influenced many graphic designers of the 20th and 21st century and the whole movement of artists’ books.Find out more about Ed Ruscha Link:‘Ed Ruscha’ on WikiArt Link: ‘Edward Ruscha’ on Google Arts & Culture Kapow Primary lessons referring to Ed RuschaKapow Primary Art: KS1:Y2: Formal elements of art: Tone 1: 3D pencil drawings
Edouard Martinet – Edouard Martinet is a contemporary French artist and sculptor, born in 1963.He collects scrap materials and scrap metal and then draws and designs 3D sculptures (usually animals or insects) by joining the various parts together.He was influenced by a teacher who introduced him to the world of insects.Artists who also create insects include Elizabeth Goluch, Raku Inoue, Susan Beatrice, Rosalind Monks, and Mike Libby.This style of art influences fashion, in what is called ‘steampunk’.Find out more about Edouard Martinet Link: ‘Edouard Martinet’ on the Sladmore Contemporary website Kapow Primary lesson referring to Edouard MartinetArt: KS1:Y1: Sculptures and models: Junk model animals
Etching – A printing process created by scratching lines onto the plate, applying ink and then paper
Exoskeletons – Animals with skeletons on the outside have exoskeletons
Experiment – Try something out to see what happens.
Fine brush – A paintbrush with a small head and thin bristles, good for detailed work.
Tudor style house – Many houses in Tudor times were half timbered. This means that they had a wooden frame and the spaces between were filled with small sticks and wet clay.
Undiluted – Using ink or paint straight from the container and not adding water to it first.
Van Gogh – Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch artist born in 1853. He spent most of his time painting and drawing in France. He actually started painting in Belgium, spent time in London, and then moved to the south of France.Vincent was a post-Impressionist painter and most of his work was created between 1881 and 1889.He had many influencers, initially from artist Peter Paul Rubens, as well as a lifetime love for Japanese art. Later in life, he worked alongside Paul Gauguin and they influenced one another.His use of colour influenced Henri Matisse, and the German Expressionist painter Emil Nolde said that Vincent had influenced his own paintings.He was not famous in his lifetime. After his death in 1889, his brother Theo and Theo’s wife, Johanna, promoted his work. Many of his paintings are very well known, particularly his paintings of sunflowers. Van Gogh’s paintings are amongst the world’s most expensivepaintings. In 1990, his portrait of Doctor Gachet sold for 82 million dollars.Find out more about Vincent Van Gogh Link: ‘Vincent Van Gogh’ on WikiArt Link:‘Vincent Van Gogh’ on Google Arts & Culture Kapow Primary lessons referring to Vincent Van GoghArt:Ks1:Y1: Landscape (beach textures)Art:KS1:Y1: Landscapes using different media (painting over texture)Art:Ks1:Y1: Landscapes (beach collage)Art:KS2:Y6: Impressionism
Vertical – Being at a right angle to the horizontal; like a line that goes up and down rather than across.
Watered down – Adding water to paint or ink to dilute the colour and make it lighter.
YBA’s – Young British Artists who dominated the art scheme in the UK in the 1990’s