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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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Red - yellow - and blue; from those three colors - all others can be made - but no other color can make these three






2. Where the design radiates through a central point






3. The actual object - or subject matter






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






5. Texture you can actually feel






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






7. Name






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






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






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






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






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. The same shapes of elements are repeated again and again






14. Lightness or darkness of a color






15. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






25. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






28. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






31. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






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






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






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






38. Colors on both sides of the complement set






39. Where the design radiates through a central point






40. Adding black to a color to make it darker






41. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






44. 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






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






46. 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






47. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






50. Birghtness of dullness of a color