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5 Matching questions

  1. visual textures
  2. line quality
  3. economy
  4. white
  5. Harmony
  1. a A characteristic of line determined by its weight, direction, uniformity, or other features
  2. b the distillation of the image to the basic essentials for clarity of presentation
  3. c is the totality of light where all rays are reflected (subtractive)
  4. d State of order, visual unity, agreement or asthetically pleasing relationships among the elements of a whole
  5. e the illusion of texture created by the skill of the artist, also called illusion or haptic texture

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the movements you see in a composition after study, that support the dominant or subdominant structure
  2. 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
  3. The values located in the center of a achromatic or chromatic scale. Mid-tones are values that are midway between black and white
  4. a series of visual elements that show order or near order by repeating themselves in a regular or irregular way
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. dominancethe dominant structure or organization of a composition in which all the elements conform to.


  2. open compositionThe 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


  3. cross-contourIn art, the line that defines the outermost limits of an object or a drawn or painted shape, It is sometimes considered to be synonymous with "outline"; as such, it indicates an edge that also may be defined by the extremities of darks, lights, textures or colors.


  4. middle grayOn 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


  5. negative spaceWhere the creation of elements, or their combination produces a objective or non-objective figure or field against a ground.


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