Teachers Lesson Plans

Real Life - Guy Ben-Ner and Ron Mueck

Balance
Balance
Definition: Visual balance is a principle of design whereby the elements of design are arranged to create an effect of stability. The positioning of the elements according to their size, colour, texture and details creates visual balance, and that balance can be symmetrical or asymmetrical.

Paul-Émile Borduas
3 + 4 + 1, 1956
© Estate of Paul-Émile Borduas / SODRAC (2007)


Clay
Clay
Definition:

Whitish or reddish earth, soft to the touch, primarily composed of silica and alumina.

Claude (called Clodion) Michel
A Nymph Carrying the Infant Bacchus, 1799


Fiberglass
Fiberglass
Definition: Fibreglass is an extremely fine glass filament. By extension, composite materials reinforced with this fibre are also called fibreglass.

Installation
Installation
Definition: In contemporary art, an installation is composed of several elements assembled to form a work that occupies its own three-dimensional space. Installations are constructed from various objects including those found or fabricated by the artist. Installations generally allow the visitor to interact with the work.

Manifesto
Manifesto
Definition: Written public declaration by which a government, public figure or political group sets out a program or justifies a position.

Principles of Design
Definition: Principles of design, such as balance, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis and pattern, describe the way in which the elements of design are organized in a work of art to create a specific effect or impression and convey ideas.

Sculpture
Sculpture
Definition: A sculpture is characterized by the use of three dimensions and the solidity of its materials. As a general rule, the artist first makes a drawing and a model.

Short Feature
Definition: Film of a specific length.

Silicone
Silicone
Definition: Silicones are polymers that include silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and sometimes other chemical elements with a wide variety of forms and uses. Typically heat-resistant, nonstick, and rubberlike, they are commonly used in, sealants, adhesives and lubricants.

Storyboard
Storyboard
Definition: Scenario (description of the action of a film) where each shot is the subject of a drawing.