Studio Craft: Oil Paint

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 138

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Studio Craft: Oil Paint

Test your knowledge of artist's oil colors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a category of pigment?
    • A. 

      Natural Synthetic

    • B. 

      Synthetic Organic

    • C. 

      Natural Organic

    • D. 

      Natural Inorganic

    • E. 

      Synthetic Inorganic

  • 2. 
    Cadmium Red is an example of which type of pigment?
    • A. 

      Synthetic organic

    • B. 

      Natural inorganic

    • C. 

      Natural metallic

    • D. 

      Synthetic inorganic

  • 3. 
    Traditional tube oil paints give off flammable vapors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Linseed oil comes from the same plant as linen fabric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Distributing pigment throughout the oil paint vehicle by milling or hand-mulling is also called:
    • A. 

      Emulsion

    • B. 

      Dispersion

    • C. 

      Saponification

    • D. 

      Wetting

  • 6. 
    Adding beeswax to oil paint produces:
    • A. 

      A short bodied mixture

    • B. 

      A long bodied mixture

    • C. 

      Oil emulsion

    • D. 

      Tempera

  • 7. 
    Paint has been made out of human remains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Pure oil paint straight from the tube dries through:
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

  • 9. 
    Which of the following pigments is actually a type of glass or ceramic?
    • A. 

      Crystal violet

    • B. 

      Smalt

    • C. 

      Smelt

    • D. 

      Glassine

  • 10. 
    The least lightfast pigment still considered suitable for the permanent palette is:
    • A. 

      Hansa Yellow

    • B. 

      Ultramarine Blue

    • C. 

      Viridian

    • D. 

      Alizarin Crimson

  • 11. 
    When Alizarin Crimson is mixed with white, the resulting mixture is more lightfast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    "Tint Strength" of a color is best described as:
    • A. 

      The thickness of the paint

    • B. 

      Degree of color change a paint causes when mixed with a standard white

    • C. 

      The amount of paint it takes to cover a standard white

    • D. 

      The amount of pigment it takes to make a color