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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. How your eye is carried through a work of art - visual movement - through repitition of lines - shapes - color - etc.






2. The actual object - or subject matter






3. Colors on both sides of the complement set






4. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






7. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






10. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






14. 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






15. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






16. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






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






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






23. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






25. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






29. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






32. 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






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






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






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






36. 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






37. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






40. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






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






44. Texture you can actually feel






45. Name






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






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






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






49. The actual object - or subject matter






50. Colors on both sides of the complement set