ART CRITICISM by the numbers 1 2 3 4 Describe the art Analyze the art Interpret the art What’s the MOOD? What does this painting REMIND YOU OF? What is the artist’s MESSAGE? How does the painting make you FEEL? Judge the art WHAT do you SEE in the painting? WHAT do you KNOW about the picture? WHO made it? WHEN was it made? WHAT WAS USED to paint it? Use your ART WORDS here! What is the first thing you notice when you look at the art work? How does the artist use Line Space Color Form Shape Balance Texture What’s the C omposition? Value (light and dark) IN YOUR OPINION, is the artist: 1. Showing something from the real world? 2. Expressing a feeling or emotion? 3. Organizing lines, shapes, colors, and textures. (art elements) into a design? The answers can be more than DO THINK the one YOU thing! Use your feelings here! artwork is SUCCESSFUL? Should it be judged by how well it: 1. Imitates nature 2. Expresses feelings and emotions 3. Organizes line, shapes colors and textures into an effective design?