Art Practice Test Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Art Practice Test Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

Do you know anything about art practice? Do you believe you can take on this quiz? Art-making practice refers to the sequence of actions taken by artists. These actions are derived by the outcome of decisions made by the artist. In the production of art, artists have the creative freedom to make choices based on the message they are hoping to convey. Take this quiz and put in to practice what you know about art practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Includes painting, drawing, graphic arts, and photography. Width, height, and illusion of depth on a flat surface.
  • 2. 
    Includes sculpture, architecture, and most of the decorative arts. Width, height, and depth.
  • 3. 
     A ____ a moving point on the surface of a canvas, a paper, a slab of clay, or other media. A ____ has a width as well as length. Contour uses a simple single line to describe a form.
  • 4. 
    _____ line: A real line!   ______ line: What appears to be a line, but really isn’t a line! It’s a line in an artwork that is not particularly there but appears to be there.
  • 5. 
    _____ lines are stable, steady, and religious. ______ lines are calm, peaceful, lazy. _____ lines are graceful and gentle. ______ lines create feelings of tension and unpredictability. _____ lines are busy, active, angry, and dangerous. 
  • 6. 
    _____: Flat, 2D. ______ is a 2D area, geometric or organic, defined by a boundary.
  • 7. 
    ____/____: 3D, NOT FLAT! _____ are 3-dimensional shapes, geometric or organic, open or closed, having height, width, and depth. 
  • 8. 
    Volume: _______: There are obvious shapes in it. (_______ shape= A shape that is regular, easy to measure, and easy to describe, unlike an _______ shape, which is irregular, difficult to measure, and difficult to describe.   Volume: ______: The shapes aren’t so obvious, it’s more flowing. (_______ shape= A shape characteristic of living things and thus appearing soft, curvilinear and irregular. Contrast with _______ shape).
  • 9. 
    The lightness or darkness of a color.
  • 10. 
    The segment of the spectrum of electromagnetic energy that stimulates the eyes and produces visual sensations.
  • 11. 
    An artistic technique in which subtle gradations of value create the illusion of rounded three-dimensional forms in space; also termed modeling (from Italian for “light-dark”).
  • 12. 
    Colors that work well together and are pleasing to the eye.
  • 13. 
    _______: 1 color + black and white   ________: Opposites on the color wheel   _______: 3 colors next to each other on the color wheel
  • 14. 
    Color; the distinctive characteristics of a color that enable us to label it (as blue or green, for example) and to assign it a place in the visible spectrum.
  • 15. 
    The degree of purity of hue measured by its intensity or brightness.
  • 16. 
    The degree of darkness of a color determined by the extent of its mixture with black.
  • 17. 
    The lightness of a color as determined by the extent of its mixture with white.
  • 18. 
    ______ ______: The hue of an object created by the colors its surface reflects under normal lighting conditions (contrast with _____ color.) Color is natural rather than symbolic of the depicted objects. 
  • 19. 
    ______ _____: The perception of the color of an object, which may vary markedly according to atmospheric conditions.
  • 20. 
    The way things feel or appear to feel. 
  • 21. 
    The actual texture of the paint.
  • 22. 
    The illusion of texture! Like a painting of nails isn’t really pointy b/c it’s a painting, duh!
  • 23. 
    There it is no illusion, it’s how it really feels. Ex: sculpture!
  • 24. 
    Simulated texture in a work of art; the use of line, color, and other visual elements to create the illusion of various textures in flat drawings and paintings. Contrast with abstract texture.
  • 25. 
    The size of an object or figure in relation to other objects or figures or the setting.