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






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






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






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






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






6. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






8. Name






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






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






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






12. 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






13. Name






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






15. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






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






19. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






22. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






24. 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






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






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






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






28. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






31. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






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






36. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






37. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






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






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






43. 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






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






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






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






47. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






50. Lightness or darkness of a color