RESEARCH PROJECTHUM 2010: Contemporary Artists2CERTAIN VOCAB
RESEARCH PROJECTHUM 2010: Contemporary Artists2CERTAIN VOCABULARY WORDS TO USE THROUGHOUT THE PAPER: a) Color- pigments used. Value refers to the relative lightness or darkness of a hue.Saturation or hue intensity is the strength of a hue. Is it applied thinly or thickly? b) Line- these are the overall vertical, horizontal, and/or curvilinear lines within the piece.Imagine if you made the work into a â€œcolor in the lineâ€ childrenâ€™s page. What does itreveal about the design of the work? c) Function- the purpose of the piece. Was it originally in a church or temple? Was the vaseused to hold water? Or was it for personal adoration? THE FORMAT OF THE PAPER:a) Introduction- This is a place to briefly give an overview of the artist, the period andgenre of art they occupy, and any historical context. b) Thesis statement has to include â€œThe author of this paper will.â€ It is best to include themain topic and then outline what the support will be by using the word(s) â€œdue to/because.â€ Three supports are suggested.c) Description- Within the paper there should be a 1 Â½ to 2 page thorough description ofpiece or pieces from the artist.d) Body- Start developing the thesis statement by writing about each point within the thesisstatement in a paragraph or two each. The body should expand on the artist, theirinspiration, method, and more.e) Closing- It should focus on tying up the thesis statement.WRITING STYLE AND ORGANIZATION: â€¢ APA styleâ€¢ Your paper must be 6 pages in length. This does not include the cover page or referencespage.â€¢ Grammar is correct; spelling is correct â€¢ Paper is well-organized and understandableâ€¢ More than one source of information is used to arrive at a new point of view, minimumof four secondary sources. No DOT COMSâ€¢ When the ideas of other writers are used, acknowledgment is made with in-text citationsand quotation marks, when appropriate; very long quotations should not be used in ashort paper â€“ summarize the words of someone else in your own words and give credit tothe person who had the idea firstâ€¢ In-text citations need to be used.