Drawing Painting Vocabulary 1

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Drawing Painting Vocabulary 1

Vocabulary terms acquired duirng 1st half of drawing paingting 1 course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Loose descriptive method of observation drawing
    • A. 

      Gesture

    • B. 

      Contour

    • C. 

      Expressive

    • D. 

      Fluid

  • 2. 
    The Picture Plane is
    • A. 

      A pretty airplane.

    • B. 

      The area marked off by the artist for creating a composition.

    • C. 

      The area that has been cropped when a piece is completed.

    • D. 

      The canvas the artist is painting on.

  • 3. 
    __________________________ is the principle of art that makes one part of a work dominant over the other parts.
  • 4. 
    Choose two of the methods listed below and explain in what way they can be used to create the focal point in a work of art.ContrastIsolationLocationConvergenceThe Unusual
  • 5. 
    After planning the composition but before beginning the actual painting the artist needs to prepare the canvas by doing an __________________________
    • A. 

      Painting the background

    • B. 

      Rough draft

    • C. 

      Loading the palette

    • D. 

      Underpainting

  • 6. 
    A triad is
  • 7. 
    Two methods of making a color darker are
  • 8. 
    A dynamic composition is achieved by paying close attention to the
    • A. 

      Negative areas as well as the positive shapes

    • B. 

      Honoring the rule of thirds in the placement

    • C. 

      Understanding how to lead the viewers eye through the space

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Tint, tone and shade refer to the _____________________________ of colors.
  • 10. 
    Your painting relates to the artist you studied in what way?