Select two works of art from your book and discuss them
Essay choice 1: Select two works of art from your book. Tell me where they are in the textbook. Why did you choose these particular pieces? Discuss the ways in which the artists lead your eye to focus on particular areas of the work or to move about within the work. What principles of design does the artist use to accomplish this?. Be specific!
Essay choice 2: Select any work in from the first four chapters of your text. Identify it by artist, title, and medium. Tell me what page it is on. Describe the work for me. Then identify at least 3 of the elements of art that the artist has used. Next identify 3 of the principles of design that are evident in the work. Why did you choose this particular piece?
Essay choice 3: Explain how artists use the elements of size, shape, color, texture, and value to create visual balance. Pick two works- one that is symmetrical and the other, asymmetrical. Be specific.