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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






2. Name






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






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






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






6. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






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






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






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






13. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






21. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






23. Lightness or darkness of a color






24. 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






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






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






27. Lightness or darkness of a color






28. Colors on both sides of the complement set






29. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






30. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






33. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






37. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






38. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






40. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






42. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






46. 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






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






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






49. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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