Art Questions and Answers (Q&A)

There are a couple of different ways to highlight text in a Word document or in Google Drive without using the mouse. The first way is one of the answers listed above. You can hold the shift key down and use the up and down arrows to highlight parts of the text. This is good for highlighting a...Read More

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The Buddhist temples have such a unique artistic style because of how they developed. This history begins with the period after Buddha’s live - and therefore shortly after his death, these kinds of buildings began to appear all over India. There are three different kinds of religious...Read More

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To get different colors on a batik piece, the piece has to be dipped in dye a few times. This particular technique for dying cloth is native to Java, Indonesia, Japan, and the areas nearby. However, the most famous batik patterns come from Java. The process is quite intense. The fabric is first...Read More

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One type of line on this list that can be found in art is the diagonal line. This is often associated with running, with moving across the piece. While the other lines aren’t explicitly in art, there can be imaginary lines (IE one subject making eye contact with another), and there can be...Read More

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There are three properties of color: hue, value, and saturation. The hue of a color is the name - pink, blue, red, green, etc. The value of a color is how light or dark it is - what tint or shade it is. Colors here would include baby blue, pink, maroon, lavender, etc. The saturation is the...Read More

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Neoclassicism paintings have quite a few of these mentioned characteristics. They are often rational, geometric, have an organized composition (IE everything in the piece has a purpose), and center on the subjects, instead of the background or the foreground. The subjects in these paintings and...Read More

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The principles of art are the same as the principles of design: balance, rhythm, emphasis, proportion, variety, gradation, etc. These are theories meant to help art feel as though it is complete, that it is whole. To have rhythm in a piece of art simply means that the piece has some kind of...Read More

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Three basic design planning tools are the sketchbook, the scrapbook, and the ideas book. The sketchbook is a place for designers to keep sketches of their work. These could be anything from skirts to couches and back again. Often, people think of fashion designers when they hear the word...Read More

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The artwork of Nefertiti comes from Egypt. In particular, this bust of Nefertiti is the reason she is so well-known in today’s culture. The original bust is made of limestone, which has been covered in stucco. The face of the bust has incredible detail, and is thought to have been...Read More

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This artwork comes from the old world - Europe, Asia, etc. The particular subjects in this sculpture are King Menkaure and a queen - who could very well be named Khamerernebty. King Menkaure is the grandson of the king that built the largest pyramid at Giza. The second largest is thought to...Read More

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