Chapter 5, Photography, Portraits

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Chapter 5, Photography, Portraits

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  • 1. 
    Shape constancy 
    • A. 

      Refers to the constant use of one shape

    • B. 

      Refers to the tendency to see the shape the same no matter what the viewing angle

    • C. 

      Refers to the objects being the same size no matter how close or how far

  • 2. 
    The Pendour sculpture best illustrates
    • A. 

      Geometric/open

    • B. 

      Organic/open

    • C. 

      Positive

    • D. 

      Figure/ground reversal

  • 3. 
    MC Escher's Circle Limit IV with the angels and the bats-this artwork illustrates:
    • A. 

      Positive/negative

    • B. 

      Figure/ground reversal

    • C. 

      Size constancy

    • D. 

      Foreshortening

  • 4. 
    This sculpture is and example of a ________________________________ artwork.
    • A. 

      Foreshortened shape

    • B. 

      Two dimensional form

    • C. 

      Three dimensional form

    • D. 

      Positive/open shapes

  • 5. 
    In MC Escher's Circle Limit IV, sometimes the angels are the _________________ and sometimes the ______________ are.
    • A. 

      Organic/negative shapes

    • B. 

      Positive/figure shapes

    • C. 

      Ground/negative shapes

    • D. 

      Geometric/closed

  • 6. 
    What term best describes this image
    • A. 

      Closed/organic form

    • B. 

      Open/geometric form

    • C. 

      Closed/geometric form

    • D. 

      Open/organic form

  • 7. 
    This artwork illustrates________________. When you focus on the black, you see a man playing an instrument. If you focus on the white, you see the face.
    • A. 

      Positive/open form

    • B. 

      Figure/ground reversal

    • C. 

      Negative/closed form

    • D. 

      Open/organic form

  • 8. 
    This photo illustrates
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Aerial perspective

    • C. 

      Foreshortening

    • D. 

      Leading lines

  • 9. 
    This photo illustrates
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Aerial perspective

    • C. 

      Geometric/repeating shapes/forms

    • D. 

      Organic/repeating shapes/forms

  • 10. 
    This photo illustrates.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Diminishing size

    • C. 

      Foreshortening

    • D. 

      Symmetrical balance

  • 11. 
    This photo illustrates:
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Diminishing size

    • C. 

      Foreshortening

    • D. 

      Organic shapes

  • 12. 
    This photo illustrates:
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Leading lines

    • C. 

      Lines of sight

    • D. 

      Closed shapes

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Depth

    • B. 

      Repeating geometric

    • C. 

      Geometric/closed

    • D. 

      Leading lines

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Closure

    • B. 

      Foreshortening

    • C. 

      Framing

    • D. 

      Leading lines

  • 15. 
    When taking photos or drawing a picture or creating a painting, which of the following statements is true about the Rule of Thirds?
    • A. 

      Divide the area in three and set the main subject at the bottom right of the space

    • B. 

      Divide the area in three and center the subject matter in the middle of the space

    • C. 

      Divide the area in three and set the main subject so that it hits ALL OF THE POINTS where the the three areas meet

    • D. 

      Divide the area in three and set the main subject so that it hits one or more of the points where the three areas meet

  • 16. 
    This photo illustrates :
    • A. 

      Geometric/open

    • B. 

      Lines of sight

    • C. 

      Leading lines

    • D. 

      Directional lines

  • 17. 
    The shape most commonly used for the head form is ______________
    • A. 

      A circle

    • B. 

      An oval

    • C. 

      A ellipse

    • D. 

      A egg shape

  • 18. 
    When drawing a portrait, an artist can use the width of an _______ in order to find out how wide the head (across) should be.
    • A. 

      Nose

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Eye

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 19. 
    The measurement of the human head (when drawn on a piece of paper) should 
    • A. 

      Start at the top of the forehead and end at the chin.

    • B. 

      Start at the back of the top of the head and the edge of the neck.

    • C. 

      Start at the middle of the top of the head and goes just in front of the neckline

  • 20. 
    When drawing the ears, a common mistake that young artists make is to draw what they think the ear should look like. Artists must employ the technique of ___________________ in order to make the ears look correct on the sides of the head.
    • A. 

      Figure/ground reversal

    • B. 

      Foreshortening

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Perspective

  • 21. 
    This picture illustrates an example of a:
    • A. 

      Modern day portrait and also positive/open form

    • B. 

      Modern day portrait and also leading lines

    • C. 

      Modern day selfie and also framing

    • D. 

      Modern day self-portrait and also foreshortening

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