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Art created by nonprofessionals is called
outsider art
An imaginary line in an artwork is known as what?
implied line
The position on the horizon line where the orthogonal lines of linear-perspective meet
vanishing point
In metalpoint lines are drawn with a ________________ onto a surface coated with gesso or poster paint.
A branch of philosophy that studies sensory responses related to, but not limited by, the concept of beauty.
The main difference between crayons and chalks is that
they are made with different binders.
An example of a liquid drawing medium is
pen and ink.
If a work of art is faithful to our visual experience it’s called
When discussing the size, shape, color, material, and composition of a work of art, we are discussing its
In printmaking, to cancel a print means that
no more prints can be made from the matrix.
What is pigment?
powdered color
Which printmaking method functions on the principle that water and oil do not mix?
In which printmaking method is the printed area raised, and the non-printed surface cut away?
In fresco painting, a drawing called a _________is transferred to the prepared plaster surface prior to applying the pigment.
Which drawing material is made from animal skins?
In oil painting, linseed oil acts as
a binder.
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 paint on top of one another.
A work that is arranged with dissimilar elements on either side has what kind of balance?
Lines are used in art to indicate
boundaries between forms. direction and motion. shadows and highlight. spatial depth on flat surfaces.
Style, as defined by recurring characteristics found in art, can be classified in terms of
individual style. cultural style. school style. period style.
Mixing a primary color and a secondary color produces a _____________ color.
A color produced by the addition of white to make it lighter.
By the 1950s, this new synthetic paint would challenge oils as the principal painting medium. What is it?
An example of an ancient painting medium is
The apparent “heaviness” or “lightness” of the shapes and forms arranged in the composition is called
visual weight.
An intaglio method in which lines are cut into a metal plate with a burin.
An intaglio method in which a drawing tool removes some of the acid-resistant ground covering a metal plate
The definition of form and content are
form is the way that art looks; content is what the work is about.
The substance that holds particles of pigment together is called
In a two-dimensional work of art that is balanced symmetrically, the implied center of gravity is
along the vertical axis down the center of the composition.
In printmaking, where multiple images are made from the same design, each individual print is called
an impression.
Which of the following is NOT one of the intaglio methods?
Which of the following printing techniques is especially capable of producing subtle shades of gray?
Paper, made from a mixture of plant materials and water, was invented in
Artists will often add ___________ to provide interest and enliven the unity of a work of art.
How large is an edition of a print that is numbered 13/40?
40 prints
The main subject or main element emphasized is called what?
focal point
The design principle that is based on repetition is called
How many prints can be made from a monotype?
What is the binder in acrylic paint?
acrylic resin
Oil paint that is applied in thin, transparent layers is what?
Vertical lines indicate
A solid, three-dimensional form that has weight and takes up real space.
Which of the following is an example of a nonaqueous medium?
A color that, in theory, cannot be created by a mixture of others colors?
What is the relative lightness or darkness of an area called?
Artists use burned sticks of wood in order to produce
charcoal drawings
The two basic families of structural systems in architecture are
the shell and the skeleton-and-skin.
A form of sculpture in which an entire room is treated as a work of art to be entered and experienced
The carving method
is more aggressive than modeling. is more direct than casting. is a subtractive process.
Four basic methods for making a sculpture are
modeling, casting, carving, and assembling.
The theme of the Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes comes from
the Old Testament in the Bible.
The subtractive process in sculpture involves
______________ is a sculptural process of bringing together individual pieces, segments, or objects to form a sculpture.
What sculpting technique shapes forms with soft materials like clay or wax?
What sculpting technique utilizes molds into which molten metal is poured?
What medium revolutionized painting during the Renaissance?
In 1888 the Kodak camera changed the history of photography
by making photography easily accessible to the general public.
The movement that divided all of Europe into Protestant and Catholic camps is called
the Reformation.
Which of the following is characteristic of Northern European art?
Their precise rendering of surface details.
steel framework with masonry sheathing, the __________, designed by Louis Sullivan, is the first genuinely modern building.
Wainwright Building
Fallingwater (the Kaufmann House in Bear Run, Pennsylvania) is a prime example of the “organic” architecture of
Frank Lloyd Wright
A subject in art that depicts the daily lives of people
Genre painting
Leonardo da Vinci was a skilled
engineer. inventor. painter architect
The physical stability of a building depends on the __________ of its architecture.
structural system
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