5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- approximate symmetry
- a 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
- b 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.
- c The apparent or actual solidity or three-dimensionality of a drawn, painted, crafted or sculpted object. The composition and structure of the work as a whole.
- d a departure from the accepted perception of a from or object, often manipulating conventional proportions
- e A method for producing areas of value by clustering small dots or points
5 Multiple choice questions
- a series of visual elements that show order or near order by repeating themselves in a regular or irregular way
- A designed unit that is repeated often enough in the total composition to make it a significant or dominant feature. Motif is similar to theme or melody in a musical composition. It is often referred to as the unit used in a pattern
- The act or process of diminishing value, by way of its recession in space, to an overall darker or lighter state.
- The illusion of deep space. Distant objects such as mountain ranges, seen through the haze of atmosphere, appear to have less detail and contrast than nearer objects
- Drawing several thin (usually parallel) lines close together to create an area of value.
5 True/False questions
negative space → 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.
implied shape → A shape created or suggested by the psychological connection of spaces or their edges, creating the visual appearance of a shape that does not physically exists.
closed composition → An arrangement of elements and systems on a 2d surface; intentional organization plane. A complete world within the frame
cast shadow → The dark area projected from an illuminated form onto other objects or the background.
frottage → 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