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Elements of Design

Elements of Design Q1 Exam

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Two-dimensional object that closes an area. Shape
A continuous mark that is one-dimensional. The variety of these are endless. Many can be described as adjectives. These can be both suggestive and expressive. Lines
Basic components used by the artist when producing works of art. Elements of Design
The areas around and between objects; it determines distance. This can be real or suggested. space
How a surface feels Texture
How light or dark a color is. This helps you understand a 2-D work of art. Value
Something that represents an object/idea. Symbol
What the eye sees when light is reflected off of an object. color
Three-dimensional object that takes up space and has height, width, and depth. Form
Telling a story through a picture. Narrative Drawing
Means rebirth; renewed interest in science, nature, art, literature, music and learning. Renaissance
Visual language using pictures/symbols. Pictogram
Stained glass window that possesses radial symmetry. Rose Window
Time between the fall of roman empire and the renaissance period (476 AD through about 1450 AD); time of the spread of Christianity through crusades; focus on art and architecture that reflects biblical scenes. Middle Ages
A size/shape relationship between two parts of an object. Proportion
Push the clay away from you with the heel of your hand and pull the clay back over itself creating a folding motion. Knead
Anything of, relating to, or arranged like rays. It is a type of balance based on a circle with its design extending from the center. Radial Symmetry
A stone column that reaches over a side aisle to support the heavy stone roof of a cathedral. Flying Buttress
Looks like graph paper. It has horizontal and vertical lines as an undersketch. Grid
A reproduction of an image to a different size, but uses the same proportions. Scale Drawing
A style of painting in which an image is created in such exact detail that it looks like photograph; uses everyday subject matter and often is larger than life. Photorealism
When you lighten a color with white, you are making a ? Tint
What are the 7 Elements of Deisgn? Line, Color, value, shape, form, space, texture
How tall is the average person in relation to a human head? 7 ½ heads
What are the secondary colors? Orange, green, purple
What are the primary colors? Red, yellow, blue
When you darken a color with black, you are making a ? Shade
What are the two types of shapes and define them? Organic-irregular, usually curved sides, and appears to be from nature. Geometric – precise and mathematical; looks like it was made with a tool.
What are the complimentary color pairs? Red-green, Yellow-purple, Blue-orange
What are the complimentary colors? Colors opposite on the color wheel, when mixed make neutral colors of brown and gray.
As Christianity spread throughout Europe in the Middle Ages, what was there a focus on? Architecture and art reflecting biblical scenes
Name 2 reasons why we knead our clay. Clay often has air bubbles trapped in it. If left when heated it will explode. Wet & dry spots need to make uniform to make easier to work with
What living artist used a grid to paint and is considered to be the father of Photorealism? Chuck Close
What artist began action painting? Jackson Pollock (“Action Jackson”)
What did the Moundbuilders contribute to pottery? Coil pottery
What did the Mimbres contribute to pottery? Geometric painting designs
What sub-era of the Middles Ages are stained glass windows a major artistic focus? Gothic Era
What are the 3 sub-eras of the Middle Ages? Early Middle Ages (Dark Ages), High Middle Ages, and Late Middle Ages (Gothic Era)
What kind of symmetry does a rose window have? Radial symmetry
Scratch the surface of clay to be joined Score
What are the 4 S’s of hand-building IN ORDER with clay. Score, Slip, Squish, Smooth
If your gridded original has 9 boxes on one side and 12 on the other, and you want to enlarge it on 27 x 36” paper, what is the largest size your squares can be? 3 inch squares
Move clay to smooth the surface; creates a seal Smooth
Add pressure to areas that are to be attached. Squish
Liquid clay that acts as a glue. Slip
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