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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






3. Name






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






5. Where the design radiates through a central point






6. The actual object - or subject matter






7. 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






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






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






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






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






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






13. Name






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






15. Lightness or darkness of a color






16. 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






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






18. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






21. Texture you can actually feel






22. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






24. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






25. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






26. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






27. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






28. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






30. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






33. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






40. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






43. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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