1. what is your favorite medium in painting or drawing? Include an image of a painting or drawing in that medium in your post and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using that medium. – What are the characteristics of this medium that you enjoy?- How or where in your example do you see these characteristics? (Be descriptive!)
2. Design principles help artists organize their artwork. In many ways, the principles of design are similar to the way we organize our daily lives. For example, you could relate rhythm to your daily routine. What are the most important principles of design in your daily life? Make an argument for the principle(s) that dominate your day to day life and why. Also, are there any principles you avoid or that simply do not appear much? Make sure you describe how you use the ones in Chapter 5: unity and variety, balance, emphasis and subordination, scale and proportion, and rhythm.
3. Artists frequently juxtapose unlike images or textures next to each other through collage to create a new meaning. Find a collage in real life or online, and describe how new meaning is created through the juxtaposition of the images. How do the various source materials inform the meaning of the work?
Please be sure to include a picture of the collage you are looking at, and any identifying information you can: artist, title, etc. You may not use your own collage for this assignment.