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tone
You mix a _____ by adding a color's complementary colors.
white
You mix a tint in a painting by adding ____.
secondary colors
mixing two primary colors evenly give you
length
a line only has _____.
The Poet
a painting by Pablo Picasso that uses very neutral colors and the picture is hidden
perpendicular
lines that meet and form right angles
Secondary
_____ colors are mixed by two primaries.
movement
the Principle of design where one's eye is guided through the work of art
perspective
The art of representing three dimensional objects on a two dimensional surface
metamorphosis
change; transformation
composition
an orderly arrangement
implied
The three types of perspective are actual, invented and _____.
shading
to create the lights and darks within a contour drawing that creates perspective
principles of design
balance, unity, variety, movement, emphasis, rhythm, pattern
circle
a compass creates a _____.
negative space
space not occupied by a design or drawing
dry brushing
painting with little or no medium in the brush
repetition
a series of repeated elements having similarity
Claude Monet
a French impressionist painter who painted Houses of Parliament and Garden at Sainte-Adresse
tortillion stomp
another fancy name for a shading stick
hue
another word for color
complementary
colors opposite eachother on the color wheel
texture
the quality of a surface in a peice of artwork
saturation
a color's intensity
Edvard Minch
used temper paint and was famous for The Scream
sculpture
"In the Round" deals with a _____.
width
A shape has both length and _____.
Constanin Brancusi
abstract artist that was very interested in sculpting birds
balance
where opposite sides of a piece of a work of art contain certain elements of equal visual weight.
space
the illusion of distance on a flat surface
parallel
Lines that never touch
focal point
another name for emphasis
angular perspective
another name for two point perspective
still-life
a group of inanimate objects
blend
to mix together
blotting
used to pick up excess water of puddles
cast shadow
a shadow from one object falling onto another object
foreground
the part of a piece of artwork closest to the viewer
color
the way we see light reflected from a surface
vanishing point
where all points converge to in a perspective drawing.
violet
The three secondary colors are orange, green, and _____.
shapes
are not in perspective
form
3-dimensional
monochromatic
the use of one color
ruler
straight edge tool used to draw lines in a perspective drawing
Primary
_____ colors cannot be made by mixtures of other colors.
Leonardo DeVinci
painted the Mona Lisa
contour line drawing
contains only lines and absolutely no shading
expressionism
showing feelings though art by use of color; painting reflect's artist's state of mind
tertiary colors
are obtained by mixing one primary with one secondary
asymmetry
The three types of balance are symmetry, _____, and radial.
Auguste Rodin
sculpted The Thinker and Gates of Hell
pigments
materials used to give color to paint
analogous
Colors directly next to eachother on the color wheel are _____ colors.
one-point
Parallel perspective is another name for ______ perspective.
Salvadore Dali
used surrealsim and his medium was oil paint; painted Persistence of Memory
Persistence of Memory
Salvadore Dali's masterpiece that shows melting clocks in the desert
subtractive media
you can remove pieces, but they cannot be reattached
primary colors
the purest colors that cannot be produced by mixing other colors
sculpture
a 3-D work of art
black
You mix a shade in a painting by adding _____.
elements of design
line, shape, form, space, color/value, and texture
background
the part of a piece of artwork that looks farthest from the viewer
gesture drawing
very quick, loose, and light drawing that quickly gets your ideas on the paper
pivot point
another name for a vanishing point
relief sculpture
a type of sculpture in which forms pop-up from a backround
3
A sculpture is ___-dimensional.
wash
a very thin layer of paint that covers a large part of the painting
masterpiece
an artist's most well-known work of art
tone
adding gray or a color's complement
Vincent VanGogh
a Dutch impressionist/expressionist who;s masterpiece was Starry Night
stencil
a pattern or drawing that can be repeated numerous times
one
A line has ___ dimension(s).
value scale
shows the lights and darks of a color
blue
Red, yellow and _____ are the three primary colors.
additive media
when you can tear pieces off and reattach them
pattern
an orderly design that repeats itself
highlight
very last step of shading, where light directly hits the object
Time Transfixed
painting of a fireplace with a train coming out by Rene Magritte
Pablo Picasso
a unique artist who's main mediums were temper paint an oil paint; invented cubism
two
A shape has ___ dimension(s)
texture
refers to the way a surface feels or looks like it feels
overlap
to make one object partially cover another object
watercolor
translucent painting medium
positive space
space occupied by a design or drawing
horizon line
where the land meets the sky and where the vanishing is set upon
converging
When making a one point perspective drawing, you put the parallel lines inside of the two _____ lines.
neutral
Black, white, brown, gray, etc. are all examples of _____ colors.
Starry Night
Vincent VanGogh's masterpiece that has great movement; painting of a village at night
shape
2-dimensional
emotionalism
the category used for works of art that try to express strong emotion
three
A form has ___ dimension(s)
imitationalism
the type of art that most people can identify with and enjoy
Rene Magritte
used surrealism and his medium was oil paint; painted Time Transfixed and Empire of Light
converge
to come together

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