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






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






3. The actual object - or subject matter






4. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






5. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






8. Lightness or darkness of a color






9. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






10. The actual object - or subject matter






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






12. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






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






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






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






18. Name






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. The areas around the positive space - usually the background






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






23. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






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






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






29. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






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






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






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






36. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






37. 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






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






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






40. Texture you can actually feel






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






42. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






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






46. Where the design radiates through a central point






47. Name






48. 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






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






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