Introduction to Art/Conceptualizing A Work of Art

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Methodology: A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry.

Convergent Practices[edit]

Usually a linear process.

1- Define your Goal or Problem

2- Research potential concepts, Reference visual materials, and Reflect on others who have achieved similar goals

3- Develop the Concept; the idea or expression to be conveyed

4- Develop the Visual Component

5- Create and execute

6- Evaluate the results then revise and refine the work

See Creativity [1] and Convergent Production [2]

Consider the medium most suitable for your goal.

Divergent Practices[edit]

Usually a non-linear process that requires:

  • Intuition
  • Experience
  • Mimicry