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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. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






4. Name






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






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






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






8. 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






9. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






12. The actual object - or subject matter






13. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






14. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






16. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






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






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






21. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






23. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






27. 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






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






29. 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






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






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






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






33. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






36. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






38. Adding black to a color to make it darker






39. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






41. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






46. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






50. 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