Monochromatic Lanscape Painting

Golden Gate Bridge By: Gaby Pedrero

Elements of Design- Principle of Design

The element I used in my artwork is color. I organized this to achieve Unity. I used tints and shades to achieve a monochromatic color scheme in my artwork.

History and Culture

1. Name the man made landmark, building, monument, memorial or sculpture that you selected.

Golden Gate Bridge

2. Where is it located (city and state)?

San Francisco, California

3. When was it created?


4. Why was it created?

To help with the Gold Rush so that it can begin in 1849, speculators realized the land north of San Francisco Bay would increase in value in direct proportion to its accessibility to the city.

5. Why was this location selected for this landmark?

was built to connect San Francisco with Marin County

6. How has American culture been reflected in this work of art?

Helped people get across to the other side so they can get to the gold. (Gold Rush)

Art and Design

Who designed this landmark?

was designed by engineer Joseph Straus Ermengem, Kristiaan. 'Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco'. A View On Cities. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Nov. 2015.

8. How long did it take to build?

4 years

9. Describe the conceptual aspects to this work of art or the ideas behind artistic choices. You may considering the meaning to symbolism here.

The times of the gold rush and how that bridge is a historic memory of the event.

10. What art materials were used to create this artwork?

Paint and metal

Personal Response

What attracted you to choose this artwork?

The beauty and aspect of the bridge

12. Do you feel this landmark is still relevant to our society? Why or why not?

Yes, because thousands of people drive, bike, walk, or run across it everyday

13. Should it still be standing or do you feel it should be taken down? Why or why not?

It should still be standing because how are people going to get across to the other side

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