Elements And Principles Of Design

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Elements And Principles Of Design

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  • 1. 
    What is the difference between a SHAPE and a FORM?
    • A. 

      A shape encloses space while a form encloses air.

    • B. 

      A shape is/appears 2-dimensional while a form is/appears 3-dimensional.

    • C. 

      A form has shading.

    • D. 

      A shape is geometric while a form is organic.

  • 2. 
    How can an artist quickly turn a shape into a form?
    • A. 

      Add shading to make it appear 3-dimensional, applying highlights and shadows.

    • B. 

      Add color to make it stand out off the page.

    • C. 

      Add perspective and depth to the shape, then add shading to make it appear 3-D.

    • D. 

      Cut it out of the paper.

  • 3. 
    What is "negative space"?
    • A. 

      The "untouched" area of the composition.

    • B. 

      It's always what's left white on the paper.

    • C. 

      The black added to the composition.

    • D. 

      The part of the composition you don't like.

  • 4. 
    Space is referred to in terms of positive-negative, as well as in terms of depth and perspective. What are some ways an artist can make flat (2-D) art look as thought it has depth (is 3-D)?CHECK ALL THAT APPLY:
    • A. 

      Things in the front are clearer.

    • B. 

      There is a clear foreground, middleground, and background.

    • C. 

      There are mountains in the background.

    • D. 

      Things in the distance are more faded.

    • E. 

      Things in the distance are closer to the horizon line (higher on page).

    • F. 

      Things in the distance appear smaller.

    • G. 

      Things in the distance are cooler in color.

    • H. 

      Things in the distance are closer to the bottom of the page.

    • I. 

      Things in the front have outlines.

    • J. 

      There are people in the foreground.

    • K. 

      Things in the distance are brighter/more saturated in color.

    • L. 

      Things in the front use pastel colors.

    • M. 

      Spacing objects out in the picture.

    • N. 

      Overlapping objects in the picture.

    • O. 

      Things in the front are more saturated in color.

  • 5. 
    How can you control overlapping objects in Adobe Illustrator?
    • A. 

      Use layers

    • B. 

      Object > Path > Offset Path

    • C. 

      Object > Transform > Move

    • D. 

      Object > Arrange > Bring to Front / Send to Back

    • E. 

      Object > Transform > Scale

    • F. 

      Select > Next Object Below

    • G. 

      All of the above (A-F)

    • H. 

      A and F only

    • I. 

      B and D only

    • J. 

      A and D only

    • K. 

      A, D, and F only

    • L. 

      D and F only

  • 6. 
    Value, the element of art, refers to
    • A. 

      How much it cost to create a piece of art.

    • B. 

      How heavy the outlines are in a drawing.

    • C. 

      The amount of lightness or darkness of a color/image.

    • D. 

      How much someone would pay for a piece of art.

  • 7. 
    A tint comes from adding ________________ to a color.
  • 8. 
    A shade comes from adding _________________ to a color.
  • 9. 
    A line that describes the shape of an object is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Contour line.

    • B. 

      Gesture line.

    • C. 

      Implied line.

    • D. 

      Stroke line.

  • 10. 
    Lines that describe the movements of a figure are called
    • A. 

      Dynamic lines.

    • B. 

      Gesture lines.

    • C. 

      Contour lines.

    • D. 

      Action lines.

  • 11. 
    When a group of objects follow a path, they form a(n)
    • A. 

      Fence line.

    • B. 

      Perspective drawing.

    • C. 

      Implied line.

    • D. 

      Trailing line.

  • 12. 
    The primary colors are (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Green

    • E. 

      Blue

    • F. 

      Violet

  • 13. 
    Tertiary Colors are also known as Intermediate Colors, because they are made by
    • A. 

      Mixing two secondary colors.

    • B. 

      Mixing one secondary color with one primary color.

    • C. 

      Mixing two primary colors.

    • D. 

      Mixing one primary color with one neutral color.

  • 14. 
    Based on the color wheel, colors are arranged into certain harmonious color combinations. These harmonious combinations are called
    • A. 

      Color schemes.

    • B. 

      Analogous colors.

    • C. 

      Matched colors.

    • D. 

      Color scales.

  • 15. 
    Orange and Blue, together, fit into which color scheme?
    • A. 

      Analogous

    • B. 

      Triadic

    • C. 

      Complementary

    • D. 

      Monochromatic

  • 16. 
    The principle of design that emphasizes differences and opposites is
  • 17. 
    Two colors that are highest in contrast must be
    • A. 

      Primary colors

    • B. 

      Analogous colors

    • C. 

      Tertiary colors

    • D. 

      Complementary colors

  • 18. 
    The focal point of a work of art or advertisement is called the
  • 19. 
    Formal balance is
    • A. 

      More elegant.

    • B. 

      Symmetrical.

    • C. 

      Circular.

    • D. 

      About form.

  • 20. 
    This type of balance suggests movement and spontaneity, and is hardest to achieve:
    • A. 

      Radial balance

    • B. 

      Asymmetrical balance

    • C. 

      Perfect balance

    • D. 

      Formal balance

  • 21. 
    Unity must be balanced with
    • A. 

      Harmony

    • B. 

      Uniformity

    • C. 

      Variety

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 22. 
    This kind of composition uses verticals and horizontals, and creates a more calm, relaxed feeling.
    • A. 

      Static movement

    • B. 

      Dynamic movement

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Perspective

  • 23. 
    The tool/option in Adobe Illustrator that creates a gradual change from one color or value to another (fading) is called
    • A. 

      Swatches

    • B. 

      Gradient

    • C. 

      Transparency

    • D. 

      Paint bucket

  • 24. 
    This image is an example of a composition with:
    • A. 

      Symmetrical balance

    • B. 

      Asymmetrical balance

    • C. 

      Radial balance

    • D. 

      Imbalance

  • 25. 
    In this image, Vincent Van Gogh uses _____________________ to create ______________.
    • A. 

      Analogous colors to create emphasis.

    • B. 

      Bright colors to create balance.

    • C. 

      Complementary colors to create contrast.

    • D. 

      Triadic colors to create proportion.

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