Basic Drawing Quiz

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Basic Drawing Quiz

This quiz checks the understanding of basic concepts associated with drawing like value, texture and working with light. The test has a slight commercial, or graphic design bend to it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What 2 orientations (positions) are used for paper on your drawing board?
  • 2. 
    When objects are rendered lighter in the foreground, this is called
  • 3. 
    Reflected light, cast shadows and surface interest are best described as 
  • 4. 
    The primary tool used to render a stippling technique is a 
  • 5. 
    • A. 

      All simple shapes laid out in composition.

    • B. 

      The colors being mixed and ready for application.

    • C. 

      All the important details.

    • D. 

      The separation between lights and darks.

  • 6. 
    A highlight is
    • A. 

      The darkest part of a drawing.

    • B. 

      A moment of thoughtfulness.

    • C. 

      The lightest part of a drawing.

    • D. 

      The area which has all the values and tones.

  • 7. 
    An artist squints his or her eyes while drawing to
    • A. 

      Capture all the details.

    • B. 

      Clear objects from the depth of field.

    • C. 

      View all the colors of an object.

    • D. 

      Simplify the shapes being drawn.

  • 8. 
    When doing a drawing with pencil, the artist shows the intensity of color by
    • A. 

      Pre-mixing all colors on a pallet.

    • B. 

      Planning everything in tissue form.

    • C. 

      Using a series of gray values and textures.

    • D. 

      Using dingbats to represent the values.

  • 9. 
    When developing a drawing, the artist must show the light source
    • A. 

      Coming from all directions.

    • B. 

      With a definite direction.

    • C. 

      In negative form.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Converging lines, eye level and vanishing points are all associated with 
    • A. 

      Ghosting.

    • B. 

      Vignettes.

    • C. 

      Perspective.

    • D. 

      Arial objectivism.