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Flashcards in chapters 3 & 4 Deck (25):
1

also called saturation, the term for purity of a hue or color is

intensity

2

red's complemntary on the color wheel is

green

3

the juxtaposition of strongly dissimilar elements is known as

contrast

4

who is known for employing the technique known as figure-ground reversal?

m.c. eschel

5

the size relations of one thing to another is known as

scale

6

true or false
all the usual elements are important and present in every work of art

false

7

true or false
in the visual arts, rhythm is created through the regular recurrence of elements with related variations

true

8

true or false
atmosphere or aerial perspective is a linear means for giving an illusion of depth

false - nonlinear

9

true or false
another word for what is typically called a color is a hue

true

10

shapes can generally be grouped into two categories:

geometric and organic

11

true or false
linear perspective is a system developed during the renaissance

true

12

true or false
design is purely a process, not a product

false - both a process and a product

13

___________ is a common artistic technique using shading from light to dark, making it possible to create the illusion that figures and objects depicted on a flat surface have roundness and bulk

chiaroscuro

14

one of the leading inventors of kinetic sculpture was

alexander cader

15

true or false
paintings from ancient egypt showed little or no depth and the images were made clear by portraying objects from their most easily identifiable angles

true

16

true or false
keith sonnier based his work on much of the neon signage he encountered in new york city

false

17

true or false
leonardo da vinci discovered that white light is composed of all the colors of the spectrum

false

18

true or false
a line is an extension of a point

true

19

true or false
the vanishing point on a picture surface is the point on the horizon line where parallel lines appear to converge and land and sky appear to meet

true

20

in art terms, a plane is a

two dimensional picture surface

21

raphael's "school of athens" is an example of a

fresco

22

true or false
the fourth dimension is inertia

false - time

23

_____-______ is NOT an example of an intermediate color on the color wheel

green-orange

24

when discussing pigments and light in the art world, value refers to

relative lightness or darkness from white through greys to black

25

true or false
mass must be implied with 2D media

true