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1
Art created by nonprofessionals is called
 
outsider art
2
An imaginary line in an artwork is known as what?
 
implied line
3
The position on the horizon line where the orthogonal lines of linear-perspective meet
 
vanishing point
4
In metalpoint lines are drawn with a ________________ onto a surface coated with gesso or poster...
 
wire
5
A branch of philosophy that studies sensory responses related to, but not limited by, the concept...
 
aesthetics
6
The main difference between crayons and chalks is that
 
they are made with different binders.
7
An example of a liquid drawing medium is
 
pen and ink.
8
If a work of art is faithful to our visual experience it’s called
 
naturalistic.
9
When discussing the size, shape, color, material, and composition of a work of art, we are...
 
form.
10
In printmaking, to cancel a print means that
 
no more prints can be made from the matrix.
11
What is pigment?
 
powdered color
12
Which printmaking method functions on the principle that water and oil do not mix?
 
lithography
13
In which printmaking method is the printed area raised, and the non-printed surface cut away?
 
relief
14
In fresco painting, a drawing called a _________is transferred to the prepared plaster surface...
 
cartoon
15
Which drawing material is made from animal skins?
 
parchment
16
In oil painting, linseed oil acts as
 
a binder.
17
One of the advantages of oil painting is that it dries very slowly. This allows for
 
blending of colors. the painting to be reworked indefinitely. the application of layers of...
18
A work that is arranged with dissimilar elements on either side has what kind of balance?
 
asymmetrical
19
Lines are used in art to indicate
 
boundaries between forms. direction and motion. shadows and highlight. spatial depth on...
20
Style, as defined by recurring characteristics found in art, can be classified in terms of
 
individual style. cultural style. school style. period style.
21
Mixing a primary color and a secondary color produces a _____________ color.
 
tertiary
22
A color produced by the addition of white to make it lighter.
 
tint
23
By the 1950s, this new synthetic paint would challenge oils as the principal painting medium....
 
acrylic
24
An example of an ancient painting medium is
 
fresco.
25
The apparent “heaviness” or “lightness” of the shapes and forms arranged in the composition...
 
visual weight.
26
An intaglio method in which lines are cut into a metal plate with a burin.
 
engraving
27
An intaglio method in which a drawing tool removes some of the acid-resistant ground covering...
 
etching
28
The definition of form and content are
 
form is the way that art looks; content is what the work is about.
29
The substance that holds particles of pigment together is called
 
binder.
30
In a two-dimensional work of art that is balanced symmetrically, the implied center of gravity...
 
along the vertical axis down the center of the composition.
31
In printmaking, where multiple images are made from the same design, each individual print...
 
an impression.
32
Which of the following is NOT one of the intaglio methods?
 
linocut
33
Which of the following printing techniques is especially capable of producing subtle shades...
 
mezzotint
34
Paper, made from a mixture of plant materials and water, was invented in
 
China.
35
Artists will often add ___________ to provide interest and enliven the unity of a work of art.
 
variety
36
How large is an edition of a print that is numbered 13/40?
 
40 prints
37
The main subject or main element emphasized is called what?
 
focal point
38
The design principle that is based on repetition is called
 
rhythm.
39
How many prints can be made from a monotype?
 
one
40
What is the binder in acrylic paint?
 
acrylic resin
41
Oil paint that is applied in thin, transparent layers is what?
 
glazes
42
Vertical lines indicate
 
stability
43
A solid, three-dimensional form that has weight and takes up real space.
 
mass
44
Which of the following is an example of a nonaqueous medium?
 
oil
45
A color that, in theory, cannot be created by a mixture of others colors?
 
primary
46
What is the relative lightness or darkness of an area called?
 
value
47
Artists use burned sticks of wood in order to produce
 
charcoal drawings
48
The two basic families of structural systems in architecture are
 
the shell and the skeleton-and-skin.
49
A form of sculpture in which an entire room is treated as a work of art to be entered and experienced
 
installation.
50
The carving method
 
is more aggressive than modeling. is more direct than casting. is a subtractive process.
51
Four basic methods for making a sculpture are
 
modeling, casting, carving, and assembling.
52
The theme of the Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes comes from
 
the Old Testament in the Bible.
53
The subtractive process in sculpture involves
 
carving.
54
______________ is a sculptural process of bringing together individual pieces, segments, or...
 
Assembling
55
What sculpting technique shapes forms with soft materials like clay or wax?
 
Modeling
56
What sculpting technique utilizes molds into which molten metal is poured?
 
Casting
57
What medium revolutionized painting during the Renaissance?
 
oil
58
In 1888 the Kodak camera changed the history of photography
 
by making photography easily accessible to the general public.
59
The movement that divided all of Europe into Protestant and Catholic camps is called
 
the Reformation.
60
Which of the following is characteristic of Northern European art?
 
Their precise rendering of surface details.
61
steel framework with masonry sheathing, the __________, designed by Louis Sullivan, is the...
 
Wainwright Building
62
Fallingwater (the Kaufmann House in Bear Run, Pennsylvania) is a prime example of the “organic”...
 
Frank Lloyd Wright
63
A subject in art that depicts the daily lives of people
 
Genre painting
64
Leonardo da Vinci was a skilled
 
engineer. inventor. painter architect
65
The physical stability of a building depends on the __________ of its architecture.
 
structural system


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