5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- negative space
- biomorphic shapes
- a The unoccupied area of a composition. Often areas of negative space or shapes are just as active or more active than the positive space in works of design and art.
- b The path of a moving point that is made by a tool, instrument, or medium as it moves across an area. A line is usually made visible because it contrasts in value with its surroundings
- c in a landscape, the space between the foreground and background: trees. bushed, and buildings, for example
- d a series of visual elements that show order or near order by repeating themselves in a regular or irregular way
- e Blobby shapes, reminiscent of single-cell creatures such as amebas, derived from organic or natural forms
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the dominant structure or organization of a composition in which all the elements conform to.
- A visually perceived area defined by value, line, color, texture, and/or space. Shapes can be organic, geometric, abstract, representational, complex or simple.
- Repetition of an element, unit or motif in a regular and anticipated sequence, with some symmetry.
- A mathematical system of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. The effect is the same as if the actual scene were viewed form a given point, the objects appearing three- dimensional and receding in depth with the same space relationships. Perspective has three different view-points: one, two and three point perspective.
- Elegant, decorative writing. Lines used in artworks that possess the qualities found in this kind of writing may be called "calligraphic" and are generally flowing and rhythmical
5 True/False Questions
closed composition → The placement of elements in a composition so that they imply completion beyond the boundary of the picture plane, or give the appearance of infinite space
amorphous shapes → A formless and indistinct shape without obvious edges, like, for example, a cloud.
plane → A continuous surface limited by edges
chiaroscuro → The distribution of light and dark in a picture. From the Italian 'chiaro' for clear or light and 'oscuro' for obscure or dark
assemblage → a three-dimensional form of collage with bulky 3D objects added to the painted surface