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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. Color combinations that are shades and tints of one color






2. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






4. The actual object - or subject matter






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






6. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






7. Lightness or darkness of a color






8. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






15. Where the design radiates through a central point






16. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






19. 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






20. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






36. Name






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






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






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






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






41. The actual object - or subject matter






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






43. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






44. 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






45. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






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






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