Introduction to Visual Studies with Anna Divinsky

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Lecture 1
Welcome to Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
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Welcome to Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
Anna welcomes you to the course and overviews the goals of the course.

featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 2
Elements of Art - Line
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Elements of Art - Line
In this video we will discuss different kinds of line in visual art, including outline, contour, cross-contour, gestural, and implied line. We will also discuss how different media can be used with these line types to create expression, character, style, and personality.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 3
Elements of Art: Shape
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Elements of Art: Shape
In this video we will learn about different kinds of shape in visual art, including geometric, decorative, biomorphic, and amorphous shapes. We will also discuss the use of open and closed-value compositions, negative and positive space, and how to use these techniques with various media.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 4
Elements of Art: Value (graphite)
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Elements of Art: Value (graphite)
In this video we will discuss the use of value in visual art. We will learn how to use graphite pencils in varying hardness to get a wide range of values in our artworks. We will also discuss graphite pencil techniques such as hatching and cross-hatching.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 5
Elements of Art: Value (charcoal)
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Elements of Art: Value (charcoal)
In this video we will continue our discussion of value in visual art. For this video we will be focusing on charcoal. We will discuss more advanced topics for any media such as the use of open and closed-value composition and high and low-key values.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 6
Elements of Art: Texture
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Elements of Art: Texture
In this video we will explore techniques for creating texture in our visual art. We will discuss actual and simulated texture, stippling, and invented texture. We will use a variety of media including charcoal and ink to create these textures.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 7
Elements of Art: Color
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Elements of Art: Color
In this video we will learn how to create a wide variety of colors from primary color acrylic paints for use in your artwork. We will mix secondary and intermediate colors from red, yellow, and blue paint. We will also discuss the relationships between complementary colors and how to create tints, tones, and shades. You will be able to use the things you learn to help enhance your visual art.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 8
Color Media Techniques
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Color Media Techniques
In this video we will learn about how to use acrylic paint, watercolors, and color inks. We will discuss the use of brushes and pallet knives with acrylic paint, wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry use of watercolor paint, and different ways of applying and blending color ink to create your artwork. These techniques will be helpful when you are deciding how to create your visual art.

Check out the full course and save the videos to your apple device - look for Art 10 in the iTunes U app!

Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 9
Color Pastel Techniques
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Color Pastel Techniques
In this video we will discuss how to blend different pastel colors together with chalk, oil, and water-soluable oil pastels. We will also learn about how different types of pastels may appeal to artists with different interests and intentions for their art.

Check out the full course and save the videos to your apple device - look for Art 10 in the iTunes U app!

Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 10
Cutting Techniques for Collage
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Cutting Techniques for Collage
In this video we will discuss proper techniques for cutting out shapes for use in your collage artworks. We will discuss the use of small manicure scissors and safe use of craft knives, as well as the importance of good craftsmanship in your visual art.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 11
Gluing Techniques for Collage
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Gluing Techniques for Collage
In this video we will discuss appropriate choices of glue for your collage artworks. We will use white glue, rubber cement, and glue sticks, learning proper technique for using these glues. These techniques will help you make visual art with good craftsmanship.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 12
Fantastic Artwork Demo
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Fantastic Artwork Demo
In this demonstration we create a mixed-media collage using some of the concepts and techniques you may incorporate into a fantastic artwork of your own.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 13
Mail Art: Envelope Demo
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Mail Art: Envelope Demo
In this demonstration we explore concepts and techniques related to how you may approach creating a mail art envelope exploring the idea of memory.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 14
Mail Art: Insert Demo
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Mail Art: Insert Demo
In this demonstration we create an insert related to the narrative we have created with our mail art envelope.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 15
Stories Through the Lens Demo
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Stories Through the Lens Demo
In this demonstration we discuss the process of taking a portrait photograph of an acquaintance, then make that portrait into a newspaper collage that explores the values captured in the photograph.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 16
Installation Art Demo
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Installation Art Demo
In this demonstration we discuss the interrelationship between a site-specific artwork and the space that it is created in. We also talk about specific considerations to take into account when creating installation art of your own.

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Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 17
Personal Collection Demo
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Personal Collection Demo
In this demonstration we explore the concept of a cabinet of curiosity. Drawing on the history of cabinets of curiosity, we decide on a narrative to explore and create a small cabinet about that narrative. We cover various techniques that you may choose to incorporate into your own personal collection.

Check out the full course and save the videos to your apple device - look for Art 10 in the iTunes U app!

Art 10: Introduction to Visual Studies
featuring Anna Divinsky
filmed and edited by Cody Goddard

with Megan Kohler, Laura MacLean, and Cody Gordon
Lecture 18
Critiquing Artwork
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Critiquing Artwork
From our Coursera course, "Introduction to Art: Concepts and Techniques"