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1 Mid Term exam study guide Art one Correct answers have a star Study guide for Intro to fine arts1. Basic components, or building blocks, used to create works of art. A. The Elements of Design B. The Principles of Design * C. The Principles of Art D. The Elements of Art 2. Line, shape, form, value, texture, space, and color are all A. The Elements of Design B. The Principle of Design C. The Principles of Art * D. The Elements of Art 3. Drawing the outside edges and the inside ridges of figures or objects is this type of drawing. A. Gesture Drawing * B. Contour Drawing 4. Without looking at your drawing paper and drawing the outside edges and the inside ridges of figures or objects is this type of drawing * A. Gesture Drawing B. Contour Drawing 5. Drawing quickly to document the positions and or movements of the body is this type of drawing * A. Gesture Drawing B. Cross-Contour Drawing

2 6. The use of light and shadow to give a feeling of depth. A. Cross-hatching B. Blending * C. Shading D. Highlighting 9. Any material used to create art that stays with the art when you walk away is called a. A. Tool B. Supply * C. Medium D. Element 1. The initials B.C. are significant in the dating of artwork. The initials stand for - Before Christ 2. On the Christian calendar the year Christ was born is the year- one 3. In the Latin, In the year of our Lord is written- anno domini 4. In the Greek, Palos means old and lithos means new 5. Three forms of Paleolithic art that we have studies are painting carving and etching 6. Why is the old stone age is named as such? Because of the use of stone impliments 7. Explain how the paintings in Paleolithic caves were preserved.how have they survived? They were protected from the elements because they were deep in the caves away from the rain wind and water and because the public has been prohibited from entering the caves in recent years 8. Name four types of media used by Paleolithic cave painters.blood,pigments from the earth, egg yolk, grease from the animals they killed charcoal 9. One method of dating artifacts is called radio carbon dating and is a process of measuring the dissipation of carbon of once living objects found near the artifacts. 10. Many scholars believe that the animal paintings were a part of a ritual and were believed to have held spiritual mystical powers.

3 11. Human figures were very rare in Paleolithic paintings. If human figures were shown they were depicted in this way very symbolic stick figures 12. Animal figures were depicted very naturalistically 13. List the characteristics of Paleolithic cave paintings(list at least four)highly naturalistic animal paintings, symbolic stick figures for human representation, use of the natural outcroppings of rock and coloring of rock, superimposed images,no representation of backgrounds, natural coloring from the natural surroundings 14. The Venus of Willendorf was created for what purpose? Fertility figure 15. Where did Paleolithic man live? In the mouth of the caves 16. List at least 3 reasons for Paleolithic man creating their art? Stonehenge is surely Britain's greatest national icon, symbolizing mystery, power and endurance. Its original purpose is unclear to us, but some have speculated that it was a temple made for the worship of ancient earth deities. It has been called an astronomical observatory for marking significant events on the prehistoric calendar. Others claim that it was a sacred site for the burial of high-ranking citizens from the societies of long ago. While we can't say with any degree of certainty what it was for, we can say that it wasn't constructed for any casual purpose. Only something very important to the ancients would have been worth the effort and investment that it took to construct Stonehenge. The stones we see today represent Stonehenge in ruin.

4 Many of the original stones have fallen or been removed by previous generations for home construction or road repair. Drawing the outside edges and the inside ridges of figures or objects is this type of drawing. A. Gesture Drawing * B. Contour Drawing Without looking at your drawing paper and drawing the outside edges and the inside ridges of figures or objects is this type of drawing A. Gesture Drawing B. Contour Drawing * Drawing quickly to document the positions and or movements of the body is this type of drawing * A. Gesture Drawing B. Cross-Contour Drawing Hatching, Cross-hatching, Blending, and Stippling are all A. Shading Theories * B. Shading Techniques C. Shading Pencils D. Highlighting is a drawing technique in which crisscrossing, parallel, overlapping lines are used to create areas of differing degrees of darkness. * A. Cross-hatching B. Blending C. Hatching D. Stippling A type of drawing in which the artist draws the edges of figures or objects is A. Gesture Drawing B. Contour Drawing C. Blind Contour Drawing * D. Outline Contour Drawing Empty space surrounding any shape or form A. space * B. negative space C. texture D. color The name of a color determined by its position on the spectrum. A. space B. negative space C. texture * D. hue. The primary colors are

5 A. red, yellow, & green B. red, green, & blue * C. red, yellow, & blue D. blue, yellow, & green 52. The secondary colors are A. red, violet, & green B. orange, green, & blue C. red, yellow, & blue * D. violet, orange, & green 53. How are the intermediate colors created? A. from primary colors only * B. from primary and secondary colors C. from secondary colors only D. complementary colors 45. Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are A. intermediate colors B. primary colors C. secondary colors * D. complementary colors 55. An element of art that refers to the lightness or darkness of a color A. space B. negative space C. texture * D. value 56. What is a Monochromatic color scheme? * A. shades and tints of one color B. primary colors C. secondary colors D. complementary colors 57. What do you add to a color to create a tint? A. red * B. white C. black D. violet 58. What do you add to a color to create a shade? A. red B. white * C. black D. violet

6 59. The strength, brightness, or purity of a color A. space * B. intensity C. texture D. value What is the term used for colors not found in the light spectrum? A. space B. primary * C. neutrals D. value 61. What are the three main categories subject matter can be divided? A. landscapes, still-life, and dogs B. trees, flowers, and figures C. landscapes, cars, and figures * D. landscapes, still-life, and figures 62. The complement of orange is A. red * B. blue C. black D. violet 63. Red plus blue equals A. red B. white C. black * D. violet 64. Yellow plus blue equals A. red B. orange * C. green D. blue 65. An analogous color set * A. red, orange, and red-orange B. white, black, and gray C. red, yellow, and blue D. violet, blue, and green Warm colors * A. red, orange, and yellow B. white, pink, and orange C. black, orange, and red D. all of the above

7 67. Cool colors A. blue, orange, and yellow B. white, violet, and red * C. violet, green, and blue D. all of the above *68. Colors that are equal distance from each other on the color wheel * A. color triad B. warm colors C. neutrals D. all of the above *69. An example of a color triad is A. red, orange, and yellow B. red, pink, and orange * C. blue, yellow, and red D. all of the above

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