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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. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






3. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






5. Texture you can actually feel






6. 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






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






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






9. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






11. Where the design radiates through a central point






12. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






15. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






18. Birghtness of dullness of a color






19. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






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






23. Name






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






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






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






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






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






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






30. Name






31. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






33. 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






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






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






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






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






38. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






39. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






45. 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






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






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






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






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






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