Colors with Pollack Art Smart Cool ColorsWarm ColorsThe RYB Color Wheel
Talk about primary colors Red, Yellow, Blue (at the center of the wheel)Secondary colors Orange, Green, Purple (created by mixing primary colors)
2Intermediate (Tertiary) ColorsColors made by mixing either one primary color with one secondary coloror two secondary colors Some examples:Red + OrangeYellow + OrangeYellow + GreenBlue + Green
Analogous ColorsThese are colors that are located next to one another on the color wheel and have one color in common.
Complementary ColorsColors that are opposite each other on the color wheel
free of color
having one color
brightness of a color ValueThe lightness or darkness of a color
Shade: dark value of a color. Color + black
Tint: light value of a color. Color + white
Line An element of Art The flat path of a dot through space Used by artists to control the viewers eye movement Lines can be curved, straight, dotted, vertical or horizontal
CompositionCreate, design or form something by arranging parts to create a unified whole
Jackson Pollock 1912 1956
Born in Wyoming, US
At 17 he studied at the Art Students league in New York City
Known as the Abstract ExpressionistAbstract ExpressionismArtistic movement where artists work without a subjectEmotions expressed with great passion and drama
Techniques used by PollockDrip
No. 5, 1948
Done on an 8' 4' sheet of fiberboard, with thick amounts of brown and yellow paint drizzled on top of it, forming a nest-like appearance.
Private collection, New York.Jackson Pollock Quote The method of painting is a natural growth out of need. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them.