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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. One color and the colors on both sides of its complement






2. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






3. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






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






7. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






9. 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






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






11. Name






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






13. The actual object - or subject matter






14. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






16. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






27. Birghtness of dullness of a color






28. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






30. Texture you can actually feel






31. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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






34. Colors on both sides of the complement set






35. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






39. Name






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






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






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






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






44. 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






45. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






47. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






50. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel