6th Grade Visual Arts Baseline 2013-2014 Name ____________________________________ Block/Period_____________ Points earned________/39 Use the work of art below to answer questions #1-8. Picture taken from: "Tabard [Peru; Ica (?)] (59.135.8)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ works-of-art/59.135.8 (August 2011) Tabard, 15th–16th century Peru; Ica (?) Cotton, feathers List the elements of art that you see in this work of art (1 point for each correct response) 1. 5. 2. 6. 3. 7. 4. 8. Choose one of the elements you wrote down for questions 1-7. DESCRIBE HOW the work of art shows that element of art: (1 point for writing down and element and 1 point for describing it in the work of art) Element ________________________ How the work of art shows it: ______________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 9. Give one example of how an art skill can help you in “real life”: (1 point) ________________________________________________________________________ 10. Give one example of how to use art materials safely (1 point): ________________________________________________________________________ VOCABULARY MATCHING SECTION Write the letter of the best definition in the appropriate numbered vocabulary block. 1 point for each correct answer. 11. Texture 19. Complimentary Colors 12.Secondary Colors 20. Value 13.Line 21. Intensity 14.Portrait 22. Color 15.Asymmetrical 23. Still Life 16.Shade 24. Background 17.Space 25. Tint 18. Middle ground DEFINITIONS A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. An element of art that describes the relative lightness or darkness of a color. A light color achieved by adding white to a color. These colors are opposites on the color wheel The area that appears between the foreground and background. The path of a moving point that is made by a tool, instrument, or medium as it moves across an area. A type of balance where elements are arranged differently on each side of an imagined midline. A dark color achieved by adding black to a color. An arrangement of inanimate objects An element of art that is the area in and around objects in a composition. Colors made by mixing two primary colors. Refers to the brightness or dullness of a color. An element of art that is the way an object feels or looks like it feels. The area that appears to be farthest away or behind the other objects. Artwork that shows the face or figure of a person. An element of art defined as the effect of light reflecting from an object onto the eye. 26. ON THE BACK OF THIS PAPER, draw anything that you see around the room: (10 points) Answer questions 27 and 28 after you complete your drawing: 27. Describe how you used the elements of art and principles of design to create this work of art. (1 point) 28. Look at the work of art that you created. What are two things you could do to improve your work of art? (2 points) 1.____________________________________________________________________________ 2.____________________________________________________________________________ Score out of 10 points for drawing_______________/10 DO NOT FORGET TO FLIP THIS PAPER OVER AND ANSWER QUESTIONS 27 and 28 after you are finished with your work of art!