Art Vocabulary Quiz Mrs. Coughlin Directions: Match the word with it’s proper definition by writing the word in the correct blank. Words: Acrylic Airbrush Brushes Collage Drawing Easel Fresco Impressionism Oil Palette Paper Pencil Pigment Prehistoric Scroll Sizing Sentences: 1. An artwork is called a _____________ when an artist chooses to use several different types of materials together in order to make a work of art. Materials used by an artist range from subway tickets to silverware! 2. A _____________ is made of graphite and used for sketching and drawing. 3. ______________ is made from rags, plants, wood or other fibrous materials. The first forms of ____________s were manufactured by the Chinese around 100 A.D. 4. When _______ is put into paint it allows the paint to dry slower so an artist may work on a painting slowly over a longer period of time. 5. A _________ is a technique that is very old where walls of palaces and churches in Europe were painted over a plaster coating on the walls so that the artwork may last forever. 6. ___________ is a material used to coat a surface in order to prepare it for painting by making it smooth. 7. This style of painting focused on showing how natural light changes how something looks. Claude Monet was an artist who popularized this technique. 8. ____________s are colored powders extracted from plants, animals, or minerals. To form paint __________ is mixed with a liquid – water, oil, wax, or egg – which acts as a binder. 9. ____________s are used to apply paint to a surface. 10. A ____________ is used in painting to mix the paints. They are usually made from wood, plastic or glass. 11. In many parts of the world – Egypt, China, Mexico, Ethiopia, and others - people have created papyrus, parchment, silk, paper, or other materials. What are these called? __________________ 12. An ____________ is used to hold a canvas so an artist may paint outdoors. 13. A compressed-air gun, the ____________ sprays paint in a fine mist. A trigger controls the varying intensity of the stream of paint released. 14. __________ is a synthetic paint that comes from science and chemistry. It dries quickly, its colors are brilliant, and it will not crack over time the way oil paint does. 15. ___________ artists drew on cave walls with mud, clay and plants. They were credited with the first ever forms of drawings. 16. ____________s are images by artists who transfer an object by means of tools such as: pens and pencils. A __________ can be the first stage of a painting or a monument (an architect’s drawing), a sculpture, a piece of furniture, or an automobile (an industrial _______).