INSTRUCTIONS FOR FIVE PARAGRAPH ESSAY Make sure you have the laminated handout that has the Elements of Art, Principles of Design, and Artistic Terminology. You will need the information on this handout in order to complete the essay. Return all copies to the teacher when you are done writing your essay (before the end of the period). Title: At the top center of your paper write the following information as shown in the example below. Albrecht Durer by Bill Smith (your name) for Mr. Stavrianoudakis Period ____ Write the class you are in (Art 1P, Art 2, Art 3-4, or AP Art) In your introductory paragraph I want you to mention..... The Artist: ! Born:! Died:! Additional info:! Albrecht Durer May 21, 1471 Nuremberg, Germany April 6, 1528 Nuremberg, Germany Developed engraving to a an unrivaled level of technical mastery. Was also a painter, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist. He is considered the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance. In your first body paragraph discuss...... Print Title:! Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Medium:! Woodcut Print Mood of Artwork:! When you look at this woodcut what type of mood do you believe it creates. Is it happy & cheery, sad & gloomy, or some other sort of feeling? How does it make you feel? List Elements of Art:! Line, shape, space List Principles of Design:! Contrast and Texture In your second body paragraph further discuss.... How the elements of art are used. Support your observations with facts (for example if you say shape is utilized point out where & how). In your third body paragraph further discuss.... How the principles of design are used. Support you observations with facts (for example if you say balance is utilized point out where & how). Concluding Paragraph Briefly summarize and restate the info above. Add your opinion about how good (or bad) you believe the artwork or artist is and why.