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






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






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






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






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






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






7. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






8. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






11. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






17. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






18. 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






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






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






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






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






23. Name






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






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






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






27. Adding black to a color to make it darker






28. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






31. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






33. Adding black to a color to make it darker






34. Birghtness of dullness of a color






35. 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






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






37. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






40. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






47. Texture you can actually feel






48. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






50. Name