Quiz: Elements And Principles Of Art! Test

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Quiz: Elements And Principles Of Art! Test

Quiz: elements and principles of art test. There are basically seven common elements of art, and they include line, shape, texture, form, space, colour and value. It is important for an artist to understand how to use these elements together so as to get the best when it comes to actualizing their vision. Do you think you understand them well? This quiz will test out your understanding, check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A. ____________ is a mark with greater length than width.  These elements of art can be horizontal, vertical or diagonal, 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 types 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. 
    Artists use many techniques to create a sense of space and depth.  They learn to manipulate the elements in the work.  Which 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. 
    The 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 porcupine 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

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