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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. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






5. Texture you can actually feel






6. Name






7. Black - gray - white - brown - tan - beige






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






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






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






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






12. 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






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






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






15. Birghtness of dullness of a color






16. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






20. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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






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






24. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






26. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






28. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






29. 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






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






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






32. 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






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






34. 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






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






36. Adding black to a color to make it darker






37. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






40. Black - gray - white - brown - tan - beige






41. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






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






47. Lightness or darkness of a color






48. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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