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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. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






3. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






4. 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






5. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






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






12. 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






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






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






15. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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






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






19. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






21. Where the design radiates through a central point






22. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






26. Texture you can actually feel






27. Name






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






29. Name






30. 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






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






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






33. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






36. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






38. Texture you can actually feel






39. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






48. The actual object - or subject matter






49. Lightness or darkness of a color






50. The actual object - or subject matter