Shape, Value, and Texture Terms

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44 questions
• Q1
An area that stands out from the space next to or around it because of a defined boundary or because of a difference of value, color, or texture.
Shape
Plane
Volume
Decorative
20s
• Q2
Design in which shapes having two-dimensional quality appear to lie flat on the surface of the picture plane.
Shape
Decorative value
Volume
Decorative
20s
• Q3
A shape which is essentially two-dimensional in nature but whose relationship with other shapes may give an illusion of a third dimension.
Decorative value
Volume
Plane
Decorative
20s
• Q4
A shape that is three-dimensional in nature and exists in space. On a flat surface the artist can only create the illusion of it.
Plane
Shape
Linear Perspective
Volume
20s
• Q5
Those shapes created by exact mathematical laws. They are usually simple in character such as the triangle, the rectangle, and the circle, but can be other types of polygons.
Rectilinear
Geometric
Linear Perspective
Biomorphic Shapes
20s
• Q6
Shapes whose boundaries usually consist entirely of straight lines.
Linear Perspective
Biomorphic Shapes
Geometric
Rectilinear
20s
• Q7
Usually more or less irregular shapes which resemble the freely developed curves found in live organisms.
Biomorphic Shapes
Chiaroscuro
Decorative value
Trompe l'oeil
20s
• Q8
A mechanical system for creating the illusion of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface.
Rectilinear
Biomorphic Shapes
Geometric
Linear Perspective
20s
• Q9
The relative degree of lightness and darkness.
Highlight
Value
20s
• Q10
The area of an object represented in art that receives the greatest amount of direct light.
Highlight
Value
20s
• Q11
The darker value on the portion of a form's surface that is turned away from the light source.
Highlight
Value
20s
• Q12
The dark area created on a surface when a form is placed so as to prevent light from falling on that surface.
Value
Highlight
20s
• Q13
A technique that emphasizes the blending of light and shade to create the illusion of objects in space or atmosphere.
Chiaroscuro
Highlight
20s
• Q14
Refers to areas of dark or light definitely confined within boundaries, rather than the gradual blending of tones.
Highlight
Decorative
Value
Decorative Value
20s
• Q15
The actual or the illusion of tactile value on the surface of an area as created by nature or by an artist through a manipulation of the visual elements.
Tactile
Natural Texture
Papier colle
Texture
20s

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