Quiz Part One: Elements And Principles Of Art : 1/4/13

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Art Quizzes & Trivia

A design is an arrangement, a way of organizing something.   In art artists use many different media (art materials) to create their art.

Artists use the  Principles of Designs that artists use to organize the artwork.
Artists use the Elements of Art to create the art.
Answer the following questions as they relate to the ELEMENTS used to make art.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A. ____________ is a mark with greater length than width.  These elements of art  can be horizontal, vertical or diagional, straight or curved, thick or thin.
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Art

  • 2. 
    When a line is closed, it becomes a ______________. They can be geometric (using straight lines) , or organic (free formed).  These type of elements are flat.
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Form

  • 3. 
    Sometimes a shape can be three dimensional.  When a shape is three dimensional it is referred to as a _____________.  This would be the difference between a circle and a baseball.
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Square

    • D. 

      Line

  • 4. 
    The area in and around and between objects in a work of art is referred to as _____________.
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Form

  • 5. 
    The area between objects in a work of art is called _________________ .  (sometimes we use the doughnut and the doughnut hole as an example of this type of area)
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Positive

    • C. 

      Line

    • D. 

      Form

  • 6. 
    Check the best answers to the following statement. Artists use many techniques to create a sense of space and depth.  They learn to manipulate the elements in the work.  Whcih of the following best describe the ways an artist can create depth.
    • A. 

      Changing the size of objects

    • B. 

      Creating a gradation from light to dark

    • C. 

      Making one object higher on the page

    • D. 

      Making a line

  • 7. 
    There are three main characteristics of COLOR in art.  they are hue (its name), intensity ( how bright it is) and _____________. (its lightness and darkness)
    • A. 

      Value

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Line

    • D. 

      Shape

  • 8. 
    Texture is the surface quality that can be seen and felt.  These can be rough or smooth, soft or hard.  They do not always feel the way they look; for example, a drawing of a procupine may look prickly, but if you touch the drawing, the paper is still smooth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Elements of Art are the way the artist organizes the work of art.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Principles of Art are the way the artist organizes the work of art.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False