Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts / Edition 7

Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts / Edition 7

by Duane Preble, Patrick L. Frank, Sarah Preble, Patrick L. Frank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131830902

ISBN-13: 9780131830905

Pub. Date: 07/02/2003

Publisher: Pearson

To further the student's sense of process, we have also prepared a Prentice Hall exclusive Companion We6siteT` that accompanies ARTFORMS, seventh edition. This CW offers unique tools and support that make it easy for students and instructors to integrate this online study guide with the text. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized according to the…  See more details below

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To further the student's sense of process, we have also prepared a Prentice Hall exclusive Companion We6siteT` that accompanies ARTFORMS, seventh edition. This CW offers unique tools and support that make it easy for students and instructors to integrate this online study guide with the text. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized according to the chapters within the text and features a variety of learning and teaching modules:

For students:

  • Study Guide Modules that contain a variety of exercises and features designed to help students with self-study. These modules include:
    • chapter objectives that help students organize key concepts to be learned
    • essay questions that help strengthen critical thinking skills
    • quizzes with multiple-choice and fill-in questions that supply instant scoring and feedback on student mastery of core material
    • built-in email routing option that gives students the ability to forward essay responses and quizzes to their instructors.
  • Reference Modules that contain Web Destinations and Net Search options provide the opportunity to expand upon the information presented in the text. Whether through a directory of websites relevant to the subject matter of a chapter or by simplifying key-term searching by automatically inserting terms from the chapter into major search engines, these reference features enable students to quickly reach related information on the web.
  • Communication Modules include tools such as Live Chat and Message Boards to facilitate online collaboration and communication.
  • PersonalizationModules include our enhanced Help feature that contains a test page for browsers and plug-ins.

For instructors:

  • The Faculty Module includes resources for teaching. This may include Lecture Hints, Class Activities, and graphics from text, all coordinated to each chapter. This module is accessed via a password provided by your local Prentice Hall representative.
  • The Syllabus Manager tool provides an easy-to-follow process for creating, posting, and revising a syllabus online that is accessible from any point within the companion website. This resource allows instructors and students to communicate both inside and outside of the classroom at the click of a button.

The Companion Website makes integrating the Internet into your course exciting and easy. Join us online at the address above and enter a new world of teaching and learning possibilities and opportunities.

CD-ROM
An interactive CD-ROM accompanies the text, and consists of 6 interviews with artists. Each gives personal insight into the process they used to create artworks that are discussed in ARTFORMS.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131830905
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/02/2003
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Nature of Art2
2Art and Experience17
3Visual Communication34
4Visual Elements46
5Principles of Design88
6Style110
7Evaluation and Criticism125
8Drawing132
9Painting146
10Printmaking158
11Camera Arts and Computer Imaging171
12Sculpture200
13Crafts: Traditional and Contemporary212
14Design and Illustration228
15Architecture and Environmental Design243
16Prehistoric to Early Civilization278
17Beyond the Western World284
18Ancient through Medieval317
19Renaissance and Baroque342
20Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries372
21Early Twentieth Century409
22Between World Wars427
23Accelerated Change: Art after 1945450
24Recent Diversity478
Timeline501
Glossary504
Pronunciation Guide511
Notes513
Suggested Readings516
Photographic Credits519
Index521

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