5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- golden section
- a Any stress or emphasis given to the elements of a composition that brings them more attention than other features that surround or are close to them; can be created by a brighter color, darker value, greater size, or any other means by which a difference is expressed.
- b Differences achieved by opposing, contrasting, changing, elaborating, or diversifying elements in a composition to add individualism and interest. It is an important principle of organization; the opposite of harmony.
- c The comparative relationship of size between units or the parts of a whole; one of the principles of organization.
- d A designed unit or pattern that is repeated often enough in the total composition to make it a significant or dominant feature; similar to "theme" or "melody" in a musical composition.
- e A traditional proportional system for visual harmony expressed when a line or area is divided into two sections so that the smaller part is to the larger as the larger is to the whole.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 3D work characterized by considerable amounts of space; open, as opposed to massive (or tectonic), and often with extended appendages.
- A principle of organization in which parts of a composition are made to relate through commonality - repeated or shared characteristics, elements, or visual units; opposite of variety.
- Emanating from a center
- A 3D, moving sculpture
- A sense of equilibrium between areas of implied weight, attention, attraction, or moments of force; one of the principles of organization.
5 True/False Questions
scale → The association of size relative to a constant standard of specific unit of measure related to human dimensions.
pattern → 1.) Any artistic design (sometimes serving as a model for imitation). 2.) A repeating element and/or design that can produce a new set of characteristics or organization.
moments of force → The principle of organization in which certain visual elements assume more importance than others within the same composition or design. Some features are emphasized, and others are subordinated; often created by increased contrasts through the use of isolation, placement, direction, scale, and character.
composition → The comparative relationship of size between units or the parts of a whole; one of the principles of organization.
kinetic (art) → A sense of visual oneness - an organization of the elements into a visual whole. It results from the appropriate ratio between harmony and variety (in conjunction with the other principles of organization).