ARTS 100 Week 2 The Visual Arts

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ARTS 100 Week 2 The Visual Arts

Option A

Visual Arts Summary

Research one painting, sculpture,
or work of architecture. You may choose an example from the text or from an
online, academic resource.

Write a 350- to 700-word
summary describing your selected work of art or architecture. Include the
following in your description:

  • A
    description of the use of color, line, composition, or other formal
    elements in the work

  • A
    description of the types of media or materials used in the work

  • An overview
    of the subject represented or the style of architecture

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B (This option is tailored for Education majors.)

Scavenger Hunt Worksheet and Answer Key

Imagine you are a teacher
creating an online activity on the topic of the humanities for your students.

Create a museum website
scavenger hunt worksheet and answer key for your class. Decide which grade
level, K-12, you are teaching and keep the age of your students in mind when
creating this activity.

Include the following in your

  • Two to three
    questions on formal elements in art

  • Two to three
    questions on media and materials in art

  • Two to three
    questions on the subject matter or style of a work of art or architecture

  • The use of
    at least one to two different museum or cultural institution websites

The answer key must demonstrate your own understanding of
the following:

  • How color,
    line, and other formal elements are used in art and architecture

  • The various
    effects of different media or materials (such as watercolor, oils, or
    stone masonry), and how they are used by the artist or architect

  • How artists
    tell a story with their art, or how subject or style is communicated in

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