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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. The areas around the positive space - usually the background






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






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






5. Name






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






7. 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






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






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






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






11. Birghtness of dullness of a color






12. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






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






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






16. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






18. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






20. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






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






23. Adding black to a color to make it darker






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






25. The actual object - or subject matter






26. Texture you can actually feel






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






28. Texture you can actually feel






29. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






30. Where the design radiates through a central point






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






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






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






34. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






41. Name






42. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. Where the design radiates through a central point






50. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel