The Principles Of Design Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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The need for a different texture, design, elements which is something out of the box and creative is the artistry work of artists. Whether it's a painting, wall texturing or coloring, sculpturing, etc. Everyone craves for modern and attractive designs. This quiz has developed to test your knowledge about the principles of design for artists and learners who like to paint and draw. Let's take this quiz and seek answers. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Several colors together to create a pattern

    • B. 

      Repeating lines, shapes, or other elements that create a pattern

    • C. 

      Similar elements of art to create an uncomplicated look

    • D. 

      The rules that help arrange the ingredients or elements

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What refers to a way of combining similar elements of art to create an uncomplicated look to an overall composition?
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Patter/Repition

  • 3. 
    ____________________ is usually created when an artis repeats or alternates a specific element creating a feeling of movement.
  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    What type of balance is: (formal) elements are equally distributed on either side of a central vertical axis; one side duplicates or mirrors the other side; which suggests stability.
    • A. 

      Symmetrical

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical

    • D. 

      Intrametical

  • 6. 
    What type of balance is: (informal) a balance of unlike objects that create a "felt" balance of the total artwork; images on either side of a central line are different yet give the feeling of balance.
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Asymmetrical

    • C. 

      Semimetrical

    • D. 

      Unimetrical

  • 7. 
    What type of balance is: (radiate) elements branch/radiate out from a central point.
    • A. 

      Symmetrical

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Center radiation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Point of interest in a work of art - attracts more attention than anything else in composition; Dominant element or form in artwork - often the focal point; noticed.
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Variety Contact

  • 9. 
    Choose an example of emphasis.
    • A. 

      Rough & smooth

    • B. 

      Use of bright colors

    • C. 

      Very dark colors

    • D. 

      Use of many shapes

  • 10. 
    What are repeating lines, shapes or other elements that create a pattern?
    • A. 

      Pattern/Repetition

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which combination completes this sentence? Unity is the way various parts of a design relate to each other to promote a sense of oneness or whleness in a work of art.  You create unity in your art through _____________, simplicity, theme/variation, _____________, proximity (_________________), underlay/overlap, and running off all 4 sides of your paper. 
    • A. 

      Variety - harmony - shape

    • B. 

      Repetition - contrast - limit negative space

    • C. 

      Variety - balance - harmony

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What are some examples of Variety/Contrast? ex. ________ and __________ .
    • A. 

      Big and small

    • B. 

      Day and night

    • C. 

      Light and dark

    • D. 

      Rough and smooth

    • E. 

      All of the above