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5 Matching questions

  1. plane
  2. economy
  3. tromp l'oeil
  4. diminution of value
  5. composition
  1. a the distillation of the image to the basic essentials for clarity of presentation
  2. b An arrangement of elements and systems on a 2d surface; intentional organization plane. A complete world within the frame
  3. c The act or process of diminishing value, by way of its recession in space, to an overall darker or lighter state.
  4. d 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
  5. e A continuous surface limited by edges

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the space that the subject of an artwork or the space before the subject, inhabits. Often times the actual viewpoint of the image inhabits the foreground of the image.
  2. compares elements to one another in terms of size, quantity, or degree of emphasis. It may be expressed as a ratio, or may be a more generalized relativity
  3. a departure from the accepted perception of a from or object, often manipulating conventional proportions
  4. Differences achieved by opposing, contrasting, changing, elaborating, or divesifying elements in a composition to add individualism and interest; the counterweight of harmony in art
  5. A visually perceived area defined by value, line, color, texture, and/or space. Shapes can be organic, geometric, abstract, representational, complex or simple.

5 True/False questions

  1. rhythmna series of visual elements that show order or near order by repeating themselves in a regular or irregular way


  2. geometric shapesSimple mechanical shapes defined by mathematical formulas, which can be produced using the implements found in geometry sets: triangles, rectangles, and circles


  3. hatchingState of order, visual unity, agreement or asthetically pleasing relationships among the elements of a whole


  4. lineThe 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


  5. minor forcesthe movements you see in a composition after study, that support the dominant or subdominant structure


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