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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The same shapes of elements are repeated again and again






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






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






4. Birghtness of dullness of a color






5. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






6. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






8. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






11. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






13. The actual object - or subject matter






14. Texture you can actually feel






15. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






18. The actual object - or subject matter






19. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






22. Adding black to a color to make it darker






23. 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






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






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






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






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






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






29. 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






30. 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






31. 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






32. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






35. 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






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






37. Colors on both sides of the complement set






38. Name






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






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






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






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






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






44. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






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






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