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The Use Of Color, Lois Kirkpatrick Apr 1971

The Use Of Color, Lois Kirkpatrick

Honors Theses

With receding colors or appropriate contrasts, the apparent size of a room can be markedly increased. Ceilings can be made to seem higher or lower with a coat of paint. Where there is no sunlight, its effects can be simulated with yellow walls, and excessive brightness or glare can be reduced with cool, darkish surfaces.


Design And The Woman, Sharon Kluck Jan 1971

Design And The Woman, Sharon Kluck

Honors Theses

Woman is a unique and almost mystic creature. Her role in society is limited only by her dreams and desires. One important aim in a woman's life is to appear her best at all times. By careful selection and a proper foundation in the art of clothing, she is well on her way to accomplishing her goal. With a thorough knowledge of her own physical characteristics and a few basics in the fundamental elements of design, the lady may be creative in applying these guides to her own needs. Each piece of clothing can be a delightful reflection of ...


Forces Influencing The Art Of Vincent Van Gogh, Judee Thompson Royston Jan 1971

Forces Influencing The Art Of Vincent Van Gogh, Judee Thompson Royston

Honors Theses

The violence and brilliance of the canvases of Vincent van Gogh remain as mute reminders of a short and tragic life. A misfit in a world that could not appreciate his genius until after his death, Van Gogh lived passionately and impulsively, reaching out for vague, unattainable goals and trusting his innermost thoughts to strangers. Suffering rejection and indifference from those around him, he stands today as the archetype of the neglected genius.


A Project In Ceramics, Sherry Gail Reynolds Jan 1971

A Project In Ceramics, Sherry Gail Reynolds

Honors Theses

The objective of this study was to experiment with a new media of art. The probable success or failure of the project was equal from the start, never having worked in the media of clay sculpture. It was a journey of exploration, mistakes, discovery, but most of all satisfaction. In art, it isn't entirely necessary to be able to paint like da Vinci. The only requirements are to be willing to relax and let yourself show through in the work--painting, drawing, sculpting. The finished product may not even be recognizable... but it is yours.

Through art, I have learned ...