Saturday, August 20, 2011

Arts: Four (4) Artistic Concerns

Four (4) Artistic Concerns

Arts: Four (4) Artistic Concerns

1. Emotion
- What feelings does the artist wish to express with his work?
- What emotions does the artwork evoke from the audience?

2. Style
- How did the artist compose the work to present a unique or a trend artpiece to express his concept?
- How did the audience perceive the artwork as based on the composition?

3. Beauty
- What is the artist's philosophy beauty?
- How does the audience perceive the work as beautiful?

4. Reality (a perception)
- What is the artist's level of experience and does it related to the audience?

Arts: The Five (5) Roles of an Artist

The Five (5) Roles of an Artist

Arts: The Five (5) Roles of an Artist

1. Artist as a philosopher
- What is the artist's personal design philosophy?
- What is the artist's individual work philosophy?

2. Artist as a moralist/critic/educator
- Is the artist reacting to a moral/ethis issue?
- Is he artist reacting to a social trend?

3. Artist as a dreamer/prophet
-What doesn't exist in the material place as realized by an artist?

4. Artist as a recorder of time
- Is the artist reflecting a sentiment or trend of that time?

5. Artist as an entertainer
- How does the artwork entertain?

Music: Musical Presentations

Types of Musical Presentations

Types of Musical Presentations

Symphony - a major work for an orchestra, including wind, string and percussion instruments

Concerto - an instrumental work that highlights a soloist or group of soloists

Sonata - a piece of classical music for a solo instrument or a small ensemble

Opera - a dramatic work where music is a dominant part of the performance, with actors often singing rathter than reciting their lines

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Science: Biology - Manifestations of Life

Biology - Manifestations of Life

Science: Biology - Manifestations of Life
Life - is a complex and dynamic system governed by biological laws and principles

Manifestations of Life
  1. Defined Organization
    • have cells, turn to tissues, to organs, to organ systems, and to organisms 
  2. Metabolism
    • anabolism - absorption and growth
    • catabolism - releasing of energy
  3. Development and Growth
    • single repeatedly divided and progressed 
  4. Reproduction
    • replication/perpetuate their own child
      Types of reproduction:
      1. asexual - reproduction without the involvement of sex cells 
      2. sexual - reproduction with gametes or sex cells 
      3. external fertilization [example: frogs and fish] 
      4. internal fertilization other organisms 
  5. Responsiveness
    • capacity to react or response to stimuli or the irritability 
      1. stimuli - [light, heat, gravity, chemicals tough and sound] 
  6. Genetic Control 
    • DNA - genes which controls all the manifestations

Literature: Elements of Poetry

Elements of Poetry

Elements of Poetry
  • Speaker/Persona - the person who is addressing the reader
  • Audience - can be another character, or who is not present, or is dead, or the reader
  • Content - the subject of the poem
  • Theme - the meaning of the poem
  • Shape and Form - structured and free verse
  • Mood and Tone - feeling that the poet creates
  • Imagery - pictures we perceive by senses through poetic language
  • Diction - choice of words
  • Syntax - organization of words, phrases and clauses
  • Figurative Language - language which does not mean exactly what it says