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When speaking of the arts, they are usually referring to:
music, dance, visual arts
a ____ is a particular material, along with its accompanying technique
medium
After creating a traditional mandala, Tibetan monks destroy it to symbolize:
the impermanence of life
An awareness of beauty or to that quality in a work of art or other man-made or natural form which evokes a sense of elevated awareness in the viewer is called...
aesthetics
artist who are largely unaware of art history or the art trends of their time are often called:
outsider artists
Art that faithfully depicts the appearanace of things is referred to as
representational
Art that simplifies or distorts the appearance of things is referred to as:
abstract
art that bears no resemblanance the appearance of things is referred to as
nonrepresentational
The symbolic meaning of visual signs and imagery is called
iconogrpahy
The method of creating the illusion of depth through the appearance of converging parallel lines and one or more vanishing points is called:
linear prespective
The visual elements of art include all of the following except
contrast
Architects are primarily concerned with qualities of
space
value in the art sense refers to
lightness and darkness
the term of purity, saturation, or brilliance of a color is
intensity
the difference between shape and mass as visual element is that
shape is a 2-dimensional form and mass is a 3D form.
the result of the process of arranging, selecting and ordering is called
design
_____ refers to size relationships between parts of whole
probability
The technique of artificially enlarging proportions to show importance, as in Egyptian
hierarchic scale
the juxtaposition of strongly dissimilar elements is referred to as
contrast
_____ is the appearance or condition of oneness in a work of art
unity
Repetition of sikmilasr elements in a work art creates the illusion of
rhythm
In ____ balance, the two sides of composition on either side of an imaginary vertical dividing line correspond to one another in size, shape and placement
symmetrical
The ______ used today is/ are similar to drawing media used by prehistoric people
charcoal
pastel, charcoal, pencil and ____ are all used in dry drawing media
conte crayon
Drawing may be easier to learn because drawing is less ___ than writing.
abstract
the three purposes of drawing are: to record, to ___ and to make a finished artwork.
notate or study
Pencil, charcoal, and chalk are examples of
dry media
Drawing is considered to be the _________ of all other media.
foundation
Drawings done with ink thinned with water and executed with a brush are referred to as
washes
In painting media, the pigment mprovides
color
opaque watercolor is sometimes called
gouache
one of the advantages of oil paint is its
slow drying time
A very thin, transparent film of color painted over an already-painted surface is called
glaze
A type of painting utilizing egg yolk as a binder is
temera
A type of painting utilizing plaster as a medium is
fresco
in buon fresco the pigments combined with water, are applied to
wet plaster
An extremely thick application of oil paint is called
impasto
Engraving, etching and ____ are intaglio processes
drypoint
Original prints are produced in quantities called
editions
What is a type of relief printing?
wood engraving
the fraction that appears in the center of a print below the image is referred to as the _____ number.
edition
What is a type of stencil printing?
screen printing
Which media does the artist draw an image with greasy crayon directly on a flat stone slab
lithography
The ____ cut is a modern development in relief printing?
linoleum
one of the earliest forms of photographic images was a
daguerreotype
The device invented in the 16th century as a means of replicating images from the natural world whose name means "dark room" is
camera obscura
Film depends on a phenomenon called ____ in which the human brain retains a visual image for a fraction of a second longer than the human eye records, making everything we see continuous and uninterrupted
persistence of vision
The arrival of sound to film occur ed in
1927
A series of images arranged in sequential order, intended to aid in the visualizing major shots in a film is called a
storyboard
The art of composing printed material from letter forms is called
typography
An illustration is commonly used alongside
written material
The goal of graphic design is to
get us to do something
An identifying mark or trademark is referred to as a
logo
The short lines or feet at the base of type are called
serifs
Non-italic typesetting is known as____ type.
Roman
A _____ is an identifying mark based on pictorial (rather than typographic)
symbol
Title sequences for Hollywood movies are good examples of _____.
motion graphics