INTRO TO ART The Art of Renaissance TEACHER: AYENI MICHAEL CLASS: YEAR 7 SUBJECT: VISUAL ARTS OUTLINES 1. Definition 2. Branches of Art 3. Importance of art to the society • Definition, Art can be defined as the practical expressions of ones feeling and emotions with the aid of pencils, pen, colours to communicate an idea on a given surface visually. • It can also be defined as the creation of things in line, forms, texture, colour and shapes which gives pleasure to the mind and satisfies our sense of beauty and emotions. • Art can also be defined as the representation of ones creative skills and imagination or idea visually. Branches/ Classification of Art With the aid of group point illustrate the branches of art. Branches/ classification of Art ART VISUAL ART FINE ART APPLIED ART Drawing Ceramics Graphics painting Textile Design sculpture Architecture Photography Wood work Furniture Metal work NON VISUAL PERFORMING ART Music Dance Drama LIBERAL ART Play write Poetry Folklore literature Importance of art to the society • • • • • • • • • • Art serves as a means of expressing our emotions. Art works serves as decorative means. Art serves as a means of entertainment Art is used as a means of effective communication within individuals The knowledge of art helps in the accessing the aesthetic value of objects Art serves as a means of livelihood. Art serves as therapeutic means of healing For identification, art expresses the characteristics of people that belongs to a particular age, culture etc Art is used to establish and enhance unity among local and international communities. Art works are used for utility purposes.