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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Black - gray - white - brown - tan - beige






2. Name






3. Adding black to a color to make it darker






4. Colors found side by side on the color wheel; always contians one common color






5. What makes the art feel complete because everything seems to be in harmony and work together






6. Color combinations that are shades and tints of one color






7. The areas above - below - around - or within something - 2 types: positive and negative






8. Adding black to a color to make it darker






9. The areas around the positive space - usually the background






10. The same shapes of elements are repeated again and again






11. Where the design radiates through a central point






12. Where both sides are not the same - one side is vicually heavier than the other






13. Texture you can actually feel






14. Name






15. Colors on both sides of the complement set






16. How your eye is carried through a work of art - visual movement - through repitition of lines - shapes - color - etc.






17. Looks like texture - but is actually on smooth - flat paper






18. Where both sides are not the same - one side is vicually heavier than the other






19. Focal point - area of importance - what your eyes see first






20. Orange - green - and violet; made from mixing two primary colors together






21. A mark made by a pointed tool and is often defined by a moving dot; can vary in width - direction - curvature - length - and even color; often suggests movement in a drawing or a painting






22. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






23. Orange - green - and violet; made from mixing two primary colors together






24. Colors on both sides of the complement set






25. Describes objects that are 3D having length - width - and height - while a 2D shape can be seen from only one side - a 3D form can be viewed from many sides; take up space whether they are natural or made by a designer; include rocks - sculpture - pe






26. An area that is contained within an implied line or is seen and identified because of color or value changes; have two dimensions - length and width - and can be geometric or free form - organic






27. Opposites on the color wheel; if mixed - dullness is increased






28. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






29. Color combinations that are shades and tints of one color






30. Repetition of the elements that help unify the surface and create a feeling of organization






31. You need light in order to see color; color has three properties: hue - value - intensity






32. Red - yellow - and blue; from those three colors - all others can be made - but no other color can make these three






33. Where the design radiates through a central point






34. Texture you can actually feel






35. One color and the colors on both sides of its complement






36. Describes the feel of a n actual surface - 2 types: actual - and implied.






37. Refers to the arragement of elements on either side of a center line: symmetrical - asymmetrical - and radial






38. Birghtness of dullness of a color






39. Colors that make you feel warm: red - yellow - and orange






40. Focal point - area of importance - what your eyes see first






41. Repetition of the elements that help unify the surface and create a feeling of organization






42. Refers to differences in values - colors - or other art elements






43. Where things on either side of the center line are almost alike or identical






44. Opposites on the color wheel; if mixed - dullness is increased






45. The actual object - or subject matter






46. Refers to differences in values - colors - or other art elements






47. What makes the art feel complete because everything seems to be in harmony and work together






48. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






49. Describes the feel of a n actual surface - 2 types: actual - and implied.






50. Colors that make you feel cool: blue - green - and violet