Art Vocabulary

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Art Quizzes & Trivia

Art Elements and Principles of Design

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  • 1. 
    The repetition of art elements.
    • A. 

      Texture

    • B. 

      Pattern

    • C. 

      Form

  • 2. 
    A design principle referring to the relationship of the size of objects in a body of work.
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Symmetrical

    • C. 

      Proportion

  • 3. 
    The surface quality of an artwork usually perceived through the sense of touch.
    • A. 

      Texture

    • B. 

      Monochromatic

    • C. 

      Contour line

  • 4. 
    An element of art concerned with the degree of lightness or darkenss.
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Value

  • 5. 
    A line that goes straight up and down.
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Vertical line

    • C. 

      Variety

  • 6. 
    An element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volume. Cubes, spheres, and cylinders are examples of this.
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Form

  • 7. 
    Tow colors that are directly opposite each other on the color wheel.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Shade

    • C. 

      Complementary

  • 8. 
    A balance arrangement in which the parts of a composition are organized so that one side duplicates or mirrors the other.
    • A. 

      Intensity

    • B. 

      Asymmetrical

    • C. 

      Symmetrical

  • 9. 
    Refers to the distance or area between, around, above or within things. It can be positive or negative.
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Hue

  • 10. 
    Lines that define the outer edges of forms and surfaces withing a form, such as shapes or folds.
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Contour line