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Assignment: Op-Art Painting Light-to-Dark or Dark-to-Light
Optical Art Op-Art is short for Optical Art. At the Beginning Ghee Beom Kim
Op-Art Deceives the Eye By means of geometric patterns. Citation Needed
Start of Op-Art Due to the changing times of the 1960's optical illusion art or “Op-Art” started and quickly gained popularity. Metamorphosis 1964 Painting by British Artist- Bridget Riley
Op-Art Referred to as Retinal Art Illusionary Depth Motion Created Through the Repetition of Form and Color Vega-Nor Victor Vasarely
Origins of Op Art Goes back to the mainly European tradition of trompe l'oeil (French for deceives the eye). The Enigma Illusion Isia Leviant
M.C. Escher (1898-1972) Known for using: Tessellation Figure Ground Reversal What do you see first the angel or the demon? Circle Limit IV
Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) Zebra Known for: Changing perspective and placement of 2D objects. See how the lines change to make a zebra?
Bridget Riley (1931-Today) Cataract 3 Known for: The military using her artwork for motion sickness. How does looking at this picture make you feel?
Basic Layout 1. 9”x12” manila paper 2. Draw a vertical and horizontal axis 3. Cross through the center. 4. From center, mark nine ½”points 5. On each axis. 6. Connect the points on each axis 7. Choose diamond, star, or square
Painting Layout 1. Number Sections 1-9. 2. Paint the pure hue in Section 5. 3. Have the lightest tint at Section 1 and the darkest shade at Section 9 OR the darkest shade at Section 1 and the lightest tint at Section 9. 4. Accuracy of brushwork is more demanding in smaller area for each section. 5. Value transition must be even and consistent.