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Elements and Principles of Art

Quiz by Margaret Newcomb

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  • Q1
    Basic visual symbols in the language of art
    analysis of art
    elements of art
    principles of art
    comprehension of art
    30s
  • Q2
    Color
    derived from pigment
    derived from reflected light
    derived from gray scale
    derived from primaries
    30s
  • Q3
    Balance
    concerned with separation
    concerned with length
    concerned with direction
    concerned with equalizing visual forces
    30s
  • Q4
    form
    has height and width
    has depth but no width
    suggested or actual three-dimensional item
    shape having two dimensions
    30s
  • Q5
    emphasis
    can be described with mathematical formulas
    underscores expression of feelings
    Stable means of organizing a design
    makes one part of a work dominant
    30s
  • Q6
    Texture
    refers to degree of roughness
    refers to how things weigh
    refers to how things feel, or look as if they might feel
    refers to carvings or wood patterns
    30s
  • Q7
    Shape
    two-dimensional area defined in some way
    transfer of textural quality to surface
    shaded piece arranged in a design
    three-dimensional area defined in some way
    30s
  • Q8
    Rhythm
    indicates movement by the repetition of elements or objects
    makes one part of work dominant over other parts
    static composition of repeated motifs
    creates unity by stressing similarities
    30s
  • Q9
    Harmony
    creates unity by stressing similarities of what's separate but related
    quality of moving in space
    explains the meaning or mood of a work
    element of a work of art noticed first
    30s
  • Q10
    Pattern
    refers to a two-dimensional decorative visual repetition
    refers to a technique of capturing visual images
    refers to a three-dimensional fluid visual series
    graphic system that creates the illusion of depth
    30s
  • Q11
    Line
    graphic that creates depth or volume on a flat service
    empty space surrounding shape and form
    contour used to suggest subject matter
    the path of a moving point through space
    30s
  • Q12
    Unity
    attraction that elements in a work of art have for the eye
    free, graceful movement
    quality of oneness or wholeness
    used for determining proportional relationships
    30s
  • Q13
    Value
    size as measured against a standard reference
    angle from which the viewer sees an object
    describes the darkness or lightness of an object
    how well a work is organized
    30s
  • Q14
    Proportion
    deep awareness through the senses
    dividing line that works like the point of balance
    creates the illusion of depth and volume
    concerned with size relationships of one part to another
    30s
  • Q15
    Principles of art
    list of important facts about a work of art
    realistic qualities that appear in the subject of a work
    the six basic visual symbols of art
    rules that govern how artists organize the parts of a work of art
    30s

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