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Art Elements And Principles

Subjects : art, design
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






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






4. Where the design radiates through a central point






5. Name






6. 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






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






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






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






10. 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






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






12. The actual object - or subject matter






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






14. Adding black to a color to make it darker






15. Colors on both sides of the complement set






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






17. Name






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






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






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






21. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






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






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






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






25. 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






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






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






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






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






30. Texture you can actually feel






31. Three equally spaced colors on the color wheel






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






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






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






35. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






37. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






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






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






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






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






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






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






44. Birghtness of dullness of a color






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






46. Mixing one primary color and an adjacent secondary color






47. 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






48. Adding white to a color to make it lighter






49. Where the design radiates through a central point






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