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






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






3. Lightness or darkness of a color






4. 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






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






6. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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






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






10. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






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






16. 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






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






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






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






20. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






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






24. Colors on both sides of the complement set






25. The actual object - or subject matter






26. Name






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






28. Texture you can actually feel






29. Where the design radiates through a central point






30. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






32. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






38. Adding black to a color to make it darker






39. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






42. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






44. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






46. 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






47. 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






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






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






50. Texture you can actually feel