5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- tromp l'oeil
- line quality
- a A formal condition that implies a change in a visual environment, it implies a happening or event. A sequence of events that is interdependent of one another. Sometimes referred to as 4D.
- b A characteristic of line determined by its weight, direction, uniformity, or other features
- c the dominant structure or organization of a composition in which all the elements conform to.
- d The perspective effect means that something seen lying away from us appears to be shorter than if it were viewed full on: a circle, for example, becomes an ellipse. Or when you shorten the lines of (an object) in a drawing or other representation so as to produce an illusion of projection or extension in space.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- The placement of elements in a composition that keep the viewers attention inside of the picture
- the first movement you see in a composition
- A continuous surface limited by edges
- A visually perceived area defined by value, line, color, texture, and/or space. Shapes can be organic, geometric, abstract, representational, complex or simple.
- A formless and indistinct shape without obvious edges, like, for example, a cloud.
5 True/False questions
implied line → A method for producing areas of value by clustering small dots or points
imbalance → The equilibrium of opposing or interacting forces in a composition
cast shadow → The dark area projected from an illuminated form onto other objects or the background.
form → 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.
expression → The intentional arrangement of visual elements on which artists base their work. It is often synonymous with the term composition.