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5 Matching questions

  1. minor forces
  2. implied shape
  3. diminution of value
  4. imbalance
  5. scale
  1. a 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.
  2. b Occurs when opposing or interacting forms are out of equilibrium in a composition
  3. c 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
  4. d The act or process of diminishing value, by way of its recession in space, to an overall darker or lighter state.
  5. e the movements you see in a composition after study, that support the dominant or subdominant structure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an artwork that has been created using more than one medium
  2. a three-dimensional form of collage with bulky 3D objects added to the painted surface
  3. The dark area projected from an illuminated form onto other objects or the background.
  4. A depth cue, in which some shapes are in front of and partially hide or obscure others.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. foregroundin a landscape, the space between the foreground and background: trees. bushed, and buildings, for example


  2. highlightDrawing several thin (usually parallel) lines close together to create an area of value.


  3. movementA 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


  4. backgroundThe unoccupied space in the picture. Traditionally, the ground is a negative shape (or shapes) and the figure a positive shape.


  5. 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.