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Louise Nevelson’s work White Vertical Water is a realistic depiction of fish in a river.

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Leonardo da Vinci was an artist who rigidly stuck to traditional methods and rules of art.

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composition refers to the aesthetic arrangement of elements within a work of art

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an interior design that uses only straight lines might lack the visual interest of a more varied composition

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an artist would use distorted scale if he or she wanted to create a lifelike scene that the viewer could relate to

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two-dimensional objects are shape and a three-dimensional objects are form

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an artwork can have only one focal point

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value is the relative purity, chroma, or saturation of a color

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volume is a space that is enclosed by materials that are not entirely solid

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motif is a design that is repeated as a unit to create a pattern

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kinetic works of art utilize movement to create implied line

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an interior design that uses only straight lines can have the visual interest of a more varied compostition

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tone is the relative value of a color in gray scale

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photographers cannot be responsible for principles of scale or proportion in their photographs

vocabulary

the elements of art form the basic ………….. of art

grammar

the principles of design are a kind of ………….. that artists apply to the elements of art

height

a flat work of art has two dimensions ……… and width

line

one definition of this element is "a mark that connects two points"

implied line

a line that gives viewers the impression that they are seeing a line where there is not a continuous mark is …….

directional line

by orienting lines so that they attract attention to a specific area of a work of art

horizontal line: calm
diagonal line: action
vertical line: strength

the orientation of a line can communicate particular feelings. match the type of line with it’s feeling

horizontal

if vertical lines communicate strength, horizontals calm, and diagonals action, then a vacation resort might want to choose a logo consisting of ……. lines in order to show peaceful repose

geometric

a shape made of perfectly straight lines would probably be classified as ……. shape

organic

this type of shape is composed of unpredictable, irregular lines

positive

a shape on a flat picture surface that is defined by surrounding empty space is known as ….. shape

negative

an empty space defined by its surroundings is known as ….. shape

form

a two-dimensional object is called a shape, and a three-dimensional object is known as a ………

depth

because it is three-dimensional, a form has these three spatial measurements: height, width, and

three-dimensional

these four visual elements of art-form, volume, mass, and texture-are present in……….. works of art

geometric

forms such as pyramids, which tend to be precise and regular, are known as…………..forms

relief

a three-dimensional surface that is designed to be viewed from only one direction is known as a…………..

volume

the element of art that defines the amount of space occupied by an object is……………

depth

artists can create a sense of …………… by using light and dark values

chiarscuro

this method of applying value to a two-dimensional artwork in order to create the illusion of three-dimensional solid form is called………..

value

the element of art that describes the relative lightness or darkness of a hue, compared to another hue, is known as……..

saturation

we generally associate a color with its purest, most intense state, or its highest level of………..

analogous

colors that do not contrast strongly with each other, and which are similar in wavelength are……….colors

chromotherapy

color affects the way we think and react to the world, and can be used for healing purposes. this practice is called………..

implied motion

when an artist employs visual clues to suggest movement in a work of art that is static and motionless, this is known as………

performance art

this type of art can only exist in one place and time in history

kinetic

this type of sculpture can move and change its visual form

unity

what element describes the imposition of order and harmony on a design

symmetrical

…………. balance is achieved when both sides of a composition look exactly the same

asymmetrical

…………balance achieved when two halves of a composition are not mirror images of each other

hierarchical

this type of scale is common in the relief sculpture of ancient Egypt, where it was used to indicate social importance

monumental

the kind of scale used for objects that appear larger than they are in real life is called………. scale

proportions

the relationship between the sizes of different parts of a work make up its…………

focal point

this is the specific part in an area is emphasis to which the viewers eye is drawn

pattern

the recurrence of a single element in a work of art is called…………

closer

an artist can use color to indicate depth. when a color is very pure and intense then it seems to be…………..

implied lines

lines that are suggested but not literally visible are called………

texture

can be actual, visual, or a patterned surface quality

pigment

the color in paint derives from its

subordination

the opposite of emphasis is……

abstract

the term……….applies to art that departs significantly from the actual appearance of things

content

the composition of the elements creates the style, form, and ……….. of the work of art

elements

any of the ……… of art can help focus our interest on specific areas of a work of art

realism

broadly speaking, …………. refers to the portrayal of people and things as they are seen by the eye or really thought to be, without idealization and without dissertation

subjective

is the degree to which an artwork is less representational and moves towards non-objective

non-objective

…………artworks has unrecognizable subject matter

form

the………of a work refers to its totality as a work of art

edge

when you make or observe an outline, you are describing or suggesting the …………….of a form or a shape

unrecognizable

an artwork can be described as non-objective if its subject matter is………….

radical balance

which kind of balance is achieved when the design elements radiate out from a center point

iconography

………..is the study of the themes and symbols in the visual arts-the figures and images that lend works their underlying meanings

figure-ground

positive and negative shapes in a work of art have a ………. relationship

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