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






2. Lightness or darkness of a color






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






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






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






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






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






8. 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






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






10. Birghtness of dullness of a color






11. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






13. Colors on both sides of the complement set






14. 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






15. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






16. 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






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






18. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






20. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






33. Name






34. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






36. Name






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






38. Texture you can actually feel






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






40. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






43. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






46. The actual object - or subject matter






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






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






49. 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






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