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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Repetition of the elements that help unify the surface and create a feeling of organization






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






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






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






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






6. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






8. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






12. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






14. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






17. The actual object - or subject matter






18. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






20. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






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






26. Name






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






35. Birghtness of dullness of a color






36. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






39. The actual object - or subject matter






40. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






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






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






46. Texture you can actually feel






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






48. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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