5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- positive space
- a A ratio of the proportions or dimensions of a drawn object or scene to those of the original. When, for example, a drawing of a building is in the scale of one inch to ten feet, one inch in the drawing stands for ten feet of the actual size of the building. The relative size or extent of a visual image
- b 1. The manifestation through artistic form of a thought, emotion, or a quality of meaning. 2. In art, expression is synonymous with the term content.
- c Where the creation of elements, or their combination produces a objective or non-objective figure or field against a ground.
- d Having unlike, or non-corresponding appearances- "without symmetry."
- e artwork created by assembling and pasting various materials onto a two-dimentsional surface, often combining them with painted or drawn passgaes; from the French verb coller, to glue or stick
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- eye travel directed by visual pathways in a work of art
- On a value scale or within a composition containing numerous values, the midpoint value found between any two given values. Middle gray is a mixture that visually represents 50% of a specific tint and 50% of a specific shade. Middle gray is considered neutral-meaning that the eye is at total rest- the cones and rods of the eye are inactive-when it looks at middle gray. Typically middle gray is made from black and white, but there are other middle mixtures that are neutral such as the middle mixtures of a complementary scale
- Repetition of an element, unit or motif in a regular and anticipated sequence, with some symmetry.
- where the artist fools you into thinking that all or part of a painting is the real thing, from the French for "decieves the eye". Objects are often in sharp focus and depicted in meticulous detail
- a series of visual elements that show order or near order by repeating themselves in a regular or irregular way
5 True/False Questions
symmetry → Having unlike, or non-corresponding appearances- "without symmetry."
black → the absence of light where all rays are absorbed (subtractive)
value scale → The quality of lightness or darkness of a line, shape, form or space without the presence of hue. It is used as a way to describe elements or as a system to organize composition. High contrast value advances, low contrast value recedes
economy → State of order, visual unity, agreement or asthetically pleasing relationships among the elements of a whole
biomorphic shapes → Simple mechanical shapes defined by mathematical formulas, which can be produced using the implements found in geometry sets: triangles, rectangles, and circles