Block 5 Mid-term Design

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This is the Mid-TERM for all Fundamentals of DESIGN Students. Thank you for bringing a LAPTOP to the Midterm Test Make sure it is charged up and that it can access the internet…. Thank you for using EDMODO to help in Studying and preparing. Ms. Victore’s DESIGN class is under bgtxxw Before answering questions 1-14, Log onto the internet and watch the video on Picasso and Braque: http://vimeo. Com/30145123 http://vimeo. Com/30145123


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  • 1. 
    Http://vimeo.com/30145123 Watch the Video from Lucasfilm about Braque and Picasso to help answer the following question: #
    1. When did Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque begin using a CUBISTIC style?
    • A. 

      After the Vietnam War

    • B. 

      When They were working together as MAD men in NYC in the 60's?

    • C. 

      After George Braque visited the studio of Pablo Picasso in Paris, and left him a note.

    • D. 

      After they both entered their artwork in the Salon of 1903.

    • E. 

      Letter C. and D. are close to the truth, while A. & B. are far from the truth.

  • 2. 
    Shapes Left Side = A Right Side = B
    • A. 

      Shapes in A and B are both Organic and Geometric

    • B. 

      Shapes in A are Organic and Shapes in B are Geometric

    • C. 

      Shapes in A are both Organic and Geometric

    • D. 

      Shapes in A are Geometric and Shapes in B are Organic

    • E. 

      None of the statements above are true.

  • 3. 
    Balance Left  Side = A Right Side = B Use the diagrams above to find which of the statements below are most true.
    • A. 

      The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris, and both are done using asymmetrical balance

    • B. 

      The paintings above are most likely an example of the differences in the works by George Braque and Pablo Picasso

    • C. 

      The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris and A is an example of Radial Balance

    • D. 

      The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris and B is an example of Symmetrical Balance

    • E. 

      The paintings above are most likely done by Pablo Picasso and are both prime examples of Symmetrical Balance

  • 4. 
    Organic Shapes resemble Life-like formations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Juan Gris was inspired by Picasso and Braque.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Juan Gris is known as the inventor of Cubism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Geometric Shapes resemble Life-like formations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    George Braque began to add actual found objects into his paintings which came to be known as Analytically Cubism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Pablo Picasso worked in many different styles before he began to deconstruct shapes for the sake of the design, thus creating a new way of painting which came to be known as Cubism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The painting above by Juan Gris displays  his use of radial balance, because:
    • A. 

      The painting contains items which make the painting heavy on one side, while light on the other.

    • B. 

      The painting contains shapes which have their edges aligned with diagonals which appear to move away from a central axis point, like spokes on a bicycle wheel.

    • C. 

      The painting is asymmetrical which moves the eye around the composition again and again.

    • D. 

      The painting is very symmetrical, and has no real sense of radial balance.

    • E. 

      The statements in A. & D. are true.

  • 11. 
    Still Life can be defined as:
    • A. 

      A very sad and emotionally depressing image.

    • B. 

      A very highly charged set of images made by a camera.

    • C. 

      An image of a set up of objects which are lifeless and cannot get up and run away.

    • D. 

      An image of objects and props in an advertisement, used to promote a product, in which the central focus is the product.

    • E. 

      The statements in both C and D are close to the truth.

  • 12. 
    An artwork which can be considered a collage can be defined by:
    • A. 

      The fact that the artwork must become a 3-D object

    • B. 

      The fact that the artwork is made up of many pieces of magazine photos

    • C. 

      The artwork is created with a cutting and pasting mechanism such as a computer program, which cuts and pastes and/or a scissor and adhesive.

    • D. 

      The artwork might contain actual objects such as wallpaper.

    • E. 

      The Statements in B, C and D might be true of collage artworks, but A is true of only some of collage artworks.

  • 13. 
    When you create a collage artwork, you are de-constructing and re-constucting again and again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    1.       When you create a collage artwork, you can use a varied set of art and found object materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    1.       A picture can be a Bunny or a Duck, at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The artists, Picasso, Braque and Gris all made Still Life Paintings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Advertising Designers are trained to use Balance as a way to confuse the consumer, and divert attention away from the product.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Most web page designers use Symmetrical Balance as opposed to Asymmetrical Balance to create an opposition for the computer user.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is WAYFINDING?  How do Graphic Designers save lives and lower anxiety?
  • 20. 
    Define at least TWO Design Fields of Study and describe the work the Designers do.
  • 21. 
    How do you alter a photo so it has HIGH CONTRAST in order for the photo to be easier to use when tracing, in order to define edges?
  • 22. 
    Define terms used in TYPOGRAPHY: Ascender, Descender, Point Size, Typeface or Style.
  • 23. 
    What is a LOGO and how is it used?
  • 24. 
    What is a SWAG giveaway? Give an example of a SWAG item which might be used as a promotional item at a Movie Festival Event. Invent a theme for the event and explain why the SWAG item helps to promote the theme.
  • 25. 
    You have been given a small white card; please measure the two dimensions, which made it a 2-D item. Write the measurements below, use the correct descriptive works used by museums.
  • 26. 
    You have been given a small wooden object. Please measure the three dimensions which make it a 3-D item. Write the measurements below, use the correct descriptive words used by museums.
  • 27. 
    Watch the Video at:  http://vimeo.com/6376466 http://vimeo.com/6376466 Also, watch the video, and listen the the designer's TED talk at:  http://www.ted.com/talks/mick_ebeling_the_invention_that_unlocked_a_locked_in_artist.html http://www.ted.com/talks/mick_ebeling_the_invention_that_unlocked_a_locked_in_artist.html The nerve disease ALS left graffiti artist TEMPT paralyzed from head to toe, forced to communicate blink by blink. In a remarkable talk at TEDActive, entrepreneur Mick Ebeling shares how he and a team of collaborators built an open-source invention that gave the artist -- and gives others in his circumstance -- the means to make art again. Mick Ebeling founded the Not Impossible Foundation, a nonprofit that develops creative solutions to real-world problems The story is about a designer and the work he does to help an artist. Describe the Personal Vision or Voice of the designer. Describe the Craftsmanship and Originality of the artist.