5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- mixed media
- negative space
- implied line
- a an artwork that has been created using more than one medium
- b 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.
- c The exact duplication of appearances in mirror like repetition on either side of a (usually imaginary) straight-lined central axis.
- d The distribution of light and dark in a picture. From the Italian 'chiaro' for clear or light and 'oscuro' for obscure or dark
- e Implied lines (subjective lines) are those that dim, fade, stop, and/or disappear. The missing portion of the line is implied to continue and is visually completed by the observer as the
5 Multiple choice questions
- the dominant structure or organization of a composition in which all the elements conform to.
- A mathematical system of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. The effect is the same as if the actual scene were viewed form a given point, the objects appearing three- dimensional and receding in depth with the same space relationships. Perspective has three different view-points: one, two and three point perspective.
- The recognizable object we are depicting; the human figure, vase, or flower for example. Traditionally, it is described as a postive shape, the ground as a negative shape.
- Differences achieved by opposing, contrasting, changing, elaborating, or divesifying elements in a composition to add individualism and interest; the counterweight of harmony in art
- The direction from which light is traveling in a composition. The direction in which light comes in contact with a form. An arrangement or positioning of values to create the effects of
a light source in a two-dimensional image, or arrangement of actual light to create a relationship with shadow in three-dimensional image.
5 True/False questions
value scale → A ratio of the proportions or dimensions of a drawn object or scene to those of the original. When, for example, a drawing of a building is in the scale of one inch to ten feet, one inch in the drawing stands for ten feet of the actual size of the building. The relative size or extent of a visual image
pattern → is the totality of light where all rays are reflected (subtractive)
scale → A ratio of the proportions or dimensions of a drawn object or scene to those of the original. When, for example, a drawing of a building is in the scale of one inch to ten feet, one inch in the drawing stands for ten feet of the actual size of the building. The relative size or extent of a visual image
repetition → the repeating form or motif within a composition to create harmony, connect differing visual languages and the establishment of a visual syntax
line → The 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