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Art Basics

Quick Quiz on the basics of Art

Name 3 of the elements of design? Line, Colour, form, shape, texture, space, value
Name the 3 types of lines horizontal, vertical, diagonal
What are complementary colours? colours that appear opposite on the colour wheel
Name the 3 primary colours red blue yellow
Name the 3 secondary colours orange purple green
What is form used for in art? To describe dimension
What is Negative Space? The space around and between the subject matter
What is Positive Space? The space representing the subject matter
What is Texture? Texture is used to describe the surface quality of an object
What is cross hatching? multiple layers of hatched lines that cross at an angle
Name 3 warm colours red orange yellow
Name 3 cool colours blue green purple
What is composition? the way in which the parts of an image or work are arranged
The part of a picture closest to the front of the picture plane and to the viewer is called? Foreground