Graphic Design Vs. Fine Art : Introduction To Media Arts

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Graphic Design Vs. Fine Art : Introduction To Media Arts

Welcome to Media Arts 1 2013 - 2014. In class we have discussed the differences and characteristics of Graphic Design and Fine Art. There are many examples of the work of all types of artists all around us every day. Our introduction to Media Arts includes discussions about the role of artists in the world as well as introductory lessons in Adobe Photoshop. Use the information in your folders to answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We learned many different uses for the color wheel in art this year.  There are many color schemes that an artist can as a guide to create art in many forms.  The color scheme which uses tints, values and shades of one color is called_______________
    • A. 

      Color schemes

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Color wheel

    • D. 

      Monochormatic

  • 2. 
    A series of colors which are next to each other on the color wheel project a pleasing, harmonious effect. The name of this color scheme is _______________________.
    • A. 

      Complementary

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Analogous

    • D. 

      Monochromatic

  • 3. 
    Graphic Design is used in advertising design. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There are many similarities in the desire of people to create art. There are also many differences. In class we spoke about the differences in the motivation (why people create art). Is the following statement true or false. People who create fine art are guided by personal choices and sometimes create art about emotional events in their lives. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Graphic Designers work for companies whose main goal is to sell products. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Photoshop is a program which uses __________________ to create images on the computer. 
    • A. 

      Erasers

    • B. 

      Vectors

    • C. 

      Pixels

    • D. 

      Paint brushes

  • 7. 
    There are many methods of opening the Photoshop program on your computer. One method is to go to the dock and click the photoshop icon. Choose another method of opening Photoshop from the answers below. 
    • A. 

      Ask your neighbor

    • B. 

      Open adobe illustrator

    • C. 

      Use the spotlight function which is in the upper right corner of the computer

    • D. 

      Use the shortcut keys

  • 8. 
    Artists create many things.  Our lives are constantly influenced by art.  Artists create objects by sketching ideas, many times on paper, many times on the computer.  These sketches become the "stuff" of life. Choose the objects below which were created by artists
    • A. 

      Chairs

    • B. 

      Buildings

    • C. 

      Fabric and textiles

    • D. 

      Advertising for magazines

  • 9. 
    What is the shortcut key for making a NEW DOCUMENT in Photoshop. 
    • A. 

      Command c

    • B. 

      Command N

    • C. 

      Command / shift Z

    • D. 

      Command p

  • 10. 
    For each project in Media Arts we learned a new "technical" aspect of Photoshop.  In our Color Wheel Project, learned a new method of organizing our layers.   Check the name of this new organizing principle.
    • A. 

      Alphabetically

    • B. 

      Layer Styles

    • C. 

      Layer Groups

    • D. 

      Selection tools

  • 11. 
    An image with a high resolution has more pixels per inch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Click the method used to hide a layer in photoshop.
    • A. 

      Click on the "eyeball" next to the layer in the layers palette

    • B. 

      Highlight the layer and click the enter key

    • C. 

      Click hide in the edit menu

    • D. 

      Switch the foreground and background colors

  • 13. 
    There are many methods to create depth in a work of art.  When working on the project "CUBES in SPACE" we utilized many of these methods. Choose one method used in the project to create a sense of deep space in our project.
    • A. 

      Changing the size of an object to make it look as if it was far away from the viewer

    • B. 

      Making new layers

    • C. 

      Moving some layers to the top of the layers palette

    • D. 

      Making objects in the background really clear

  • 14. 
    The magic wand tool can select colors using a color range which is set by the tolerance setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are many methods of creating a sense of deep space or depth in Photoshop. We used a number of these methods in the CUBES PROJECT and the INTERIOR / EXTERIOR project. Check all that apply to creating depth and space.
    • A. 

      Making objects larger in the foreground and smaller in the background

    • B. 

      Making object and elements in the work blurry using the gaussian blur filter

    • C. 

      Placing objects higher on the page to make them seem further away than objects on the bottom of the page.

    • D. 

      Answer option4

  • 16. 
    Opacity refers to the transparency of a layer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Rene Magritte and  Salvatore Dali were members of an art movement which relied on the images from the subconscious as well as dreams. We used some of these ideas of combining images and spaces in our Interior / Exterior Project.  What is the name of this art movement?
    • A. 

      Freudism

    • B. 

      Surrealism

    • C. 

      Special Forces

    • D. 

      Impressionism

  • 18. 
    A regular arrangement of repeated elements in a work of art has a special term. The repeated element in a work of art (as seen above) is referred to as a _____________________. 
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Pattern

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 19. 
    There is a feeling of stability in a work of art that has the same elements on both sides of an imaginary center line. We relate this feeling to buildings and bridges (as seen in the photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge above).  When an artist wants to project a feeling of equality and importance they use this concept. _____________________ in art is an important element in design as shown in the work above.
    • A. 

      Pattern

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Symmetrical Balance

  • 20. 
    Issac Newton discovered the properties of Color through his experimentation with the prism. Joseph Albers worked with these ideas to create a method of organizing color for the artist to use when creating all types of art.
    • A. 

      Monochromatic

    • B. 

      Color wheel

    • C. 

      Analogous

    • D. 

      Complementary

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