Media Arts

Step inside Artopia's Media Arts lobby! Students can learn about media arts history by exploring Art History.  Under Be a Media Critic, students are guided on how to closely examine a variety of media types like television, radio, photography and film.  In Meet an Artist, watch videos of artists at work. 

Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

 

Media Listing | Artopia
Media Listing | Artopia

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The following list offers a quick tour through the Media Arts section. Art History Media Arts - One Minute Art Lesson Cindy Sherman Frances Marion Mariko Mori Mary Pickford Nam June Paik Spike Lee The...
Media Arts: Film and TV Word Bank | Artopia
Media Arts: Film and TV Word Bank | Artopia

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composition – the arrangement of the elements (subject and other objects) in a scene or photograph contrast – the range of difference between highlights and shadow areas in an image focus – the clear...
Media Arts Word Bank | Artopia
Media Arts Word Bank | Artopia

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line – a long thin continuous mark or stroke color – a component of light, the sensation of primary and secondary hues, tints, and shades as created by light and pigments, reflecting or absorbing...
Media Arts: Photography Word Bank | Artopia
Media Arts: Photography Word Bank | Artopia

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composition – the arrangement of the elements (subject and other objects) in a scene or photograph contrast – the range of difference between highlights and shadow areas in an image focus – the clear...
Critical Viewing: Cigarette Ads | Artopia
Critical Viewing: Cigarette Ads | Artopia

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Critical viewing means taking a closer look, not being critical. It means that you are an active, rather than passive viewer. Active viewing means that you study the elements, in this case, an...
Animation Basics | Artopia
Animation Basics | Artopia

Interactive

Flipping from image to image very quickly creates the illusion of movement. Have you ever played with a flipbook? Try out this drag n' drop game.