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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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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. How your eye is carried through a work of art - visual movement - through repitition of lines - shapes - color - etc.






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






3. Texture you can actually feel






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






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






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






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






8. Lightness or darkness of a color






9. 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






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






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






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






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






14. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






15. Name






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






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






18. Lightness or darkness of a color






19. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






22. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






24. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






25. The actual object - or subject matter






26. 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






27. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






29. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






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






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






34. Texture you can actually feel






35. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






36. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






38. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






48. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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