5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- moments of force
- golden section
- a The organizing process or underlying plan on which artists base their total work. In a broader sense, it may be considered synonymous with "form" and "composition."
- b The direction and degree of energy implied by the art elements in specific compositional situations; amounts of visual thrust produced by such matters as dimension, placement, and accent.
- c 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.
- d The quality of simple massiveness; 3D work lacking any significant extrusions or intrusions.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The distillation of the image to the basic essentials for clarity of presentation; one of the principles of organization.
- 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.
- A visual quality in which a distant image or element can be seen through a nearer one.
- Emanating from a center
- The positioning of planes, objects, or shapes so that they appear to pass through each other, which locks them together within a specified area of space.
5 True/False questions
atectonic → The quality of simple massiveness; 3D work lacking any significant extrusions or intrusions.
closure → 1.) The total appearance, organization, or inventive arrangement of all the visual elements according to the principles that will develop unity in the artwork; composition. 2.) Sculpture term for the shape of a 3D work.
approximate symmetry → The use of similar imagery on either side of a central axis. The visual material on one side may resemble that on the other but is varied to prevent visual monotony.
asymmetry → "Without symmetry"; having unequal or noncorresponding parts.
visual unity → 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.